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The Living and the Dead: the Politics of Souls

R | 3:30-5:50

PRH 210

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Examines the politics surrounding the presence or absence of the idea of a soul: who has a soul, what difference does it make, and how do we know? What is the relationship of souls to bodies? Does the presence/absence of souls change what it means to kill? Are souls immortal, and in what sense does this matter when thinking or acting politically?

Daniel Levine

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