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‘The soul hypothesis’ (the belief that souls exist and humans have them) enjoys near unanimous support in the general population. Among philosophers and scientists, however, belief in the soul is far less common. The purpose of this essay to explain why many philosophers and scientists reject the soul hypothesis and to consider what the non-existence of the soul would entail.

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M. S. Gazzaniga , ‘Forty-five years of split-brain research and still going strong’, [Review]. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, vol.6, no.8 (2005), 653–651.

Peter van Inwagen 's ‘The Possibility of ResurrectionInternational Journal for Philosophy of Religion, vol.9, no.2 (1978), 114121.

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