Jason Eberl is a Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University. He is the author of several books including Thomistic Principles and Bioethics and the Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae. He is the editor of several books, including Contemporary Controversies in Catholic Bioethics, Star Trek and Philosophy, Star Wars and Philosophy and The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy.
In this episode we discuss Jason’s new book, The Nature of Human Persons, whether humans have a soul, the relationship of the mind and body, what constitutes death, the possibility of resurrection, and the possibility of alien life.
During the episode, we mention Jason’s ongoing debate at the Romanell Center’s Blog, and the upcoming third volume of essays on Star Wars and Philosophy, Star Wars and Philosophy Strikes Back.