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What makes a Person? Conference at New College Sat Nov 16. Full attendance - resources now available

Wed 9th Oct, 2013
A full attendance at this conference on Sat Nov 16 2013 at New College Edinburgh.

What Makes a Person? Conference at New College, Edinburgh

The full timetable was:

Saturday 16th November 2013

Chairman: Professor Wilson Poon

9.00 Registration

9.30 – 9.45 Introduction and Welcome

9.45 – 10.30 Professor Malcolm Jeeves What makes a Person :

Clues from Neuropsychology and Evolutionary Psychology and what about the Soul?

10.30- 11.15 Professor Adam Zeman The neurological basis of personhood

11.15 – 11.45 Refreshments

11.45- 12.30 Professor Timothy Chappell

Why individualism is the wrong approach to individuals

12.30-1.10 Dr. Harriet Harris Discerning Persons – Chaired Discussion

1.10-2.00 Lunch

2.00 – 2.30 Harry Walton Theological issues raised by transhumanism

2.30- 3.15 Fr. Richard Conrad OP I thank you, Lord, for making me me

3.15 -3.45 Refreshments and discussion groups

3.45 -4.15 Panel Session

4.15 – 4.30 Closing remarks