Episode 7 (28:28)
In contrast to the contemporary scientific way of thinking that favors materialism, the vast majority of people hold a view of human nature that incorporates both body and soul, a model is taught as religious doctrine in several traditions. Some philosophers think that sound rational arguments can be provided to justify this belief. René Descartes and Socrates are two philosophers who examine that possibility.
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