What Is Our Real Knowledge About the Human Being

Proceedings of Working Group
5-6 May 2006
M. Sánchez Sorondo (ed.)
Scripta Varia 109 | Vatican City, 2007
pp. XIX-186 | ISBN 978-88-7761-093-5


Person and Brain: A Historical Perspective From Within the Christian Tradition

Fernando Vidal

The Origin of Humans: The Record From the Afar of Ethiopia

Berhane Asfaw

What is a Human? Archaeological Perspectives on the Origin of Humanness

Alison S. Brooks

Soul-Searching and Mind-Reading Issues Raised by 21st Century Neuropsychology and Evolutionary Psychology

Malcolm Jeeves

The Need for Others

Jean-Didier Vincent

Homo Educabilis: A Neurocognitive Approach

Antonio M. Battro

A New Science of Humanity: A Trial for the Integration of Natural Sciences and the Humanities Towards Human Security and Well-being

Hideaki Koizumi

The Scientific Images and the Global Knowledge of the Human Being

Evandro Agazzi

Is the DNA Sequence a Sufficient Definition of Human Nature? A Comparison Between Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas and Jacques Maritain

Enrico Berti

A Solely Human Aspect of Existence: The Experience of Beauty

Franco Chiereghin

Science and the Mind-Body Problem

Thomas Nagel

Science and the Search for a New Anthropology

Jürgen Mittelstrass

Our Deepest Beliefs About Ourselves

Peter van Inwagen

Imago Dei and Sexual Difference

Janet Martin Soskice

Faith, Philosophy and Science

Chancellor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo