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.
Gaven Kerr is a lecturer in Philosophy at St. Patrick's College Maynooth in Ireland. His areas of expertise are in medieval philosophy (especially the work of Thomas Aquinas) and modern philosophy (with a focus on Immanuel Kant). He is the author of Aquinas's Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia, a study of St. Thomas Aquinas's existential proof for the existence of God, and Aquinas and the Metaphysics of Creation.
Joshua Hochschild is a professor of Philosophy at Mount St. Mary’s University.
Jason T. Eberl is an author, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University.
Amos Dowber is a theologian, philosopher, and editor at Kazingram Dialogue.