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The Metaphysics of the Incarnation

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill

Abstract

The growth of both philosophy of mind and cognitive science has developed our understanding of the human mind in ways that just a few decades ago were unthinkable. As ideas from philosophy of mind begin to cross over into philosophy of religion, there is renewed interest in questions about the divine mind, about how it might relate to a human body, and about whether incarnation itself might be articulated with the conceptual tools offered by the current research developments in the philosophy of mind. This book offers chapters by leading philosophers of religion representing these new approach ... More

Keywords: incarnation, mind, body, consciousness, externalism, Extended Mind theory, compositionalism, hylomorphism, mereology, God, christology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199583164
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583164.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anna Marmodoro, editor
Research Fellow in Philosophy, University of Oxford
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Jonathan Hill, editor
Research Assistant in Philosophy, University of Oxford