Visiting Scholar: Neuroscience & the Soul

Tim O'Connor

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University


Tim O’Connor has a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a M.A. and Ph.D in Philosophy from Cornell University. After a long stint as Professor of Philosophy at University of Indiana Bloomington, he is currently Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, specializing in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of religion. He is also the editor of multiple books, including A Companion to the Philosophy of ActionEmergence in Science and Philosophy, and Downward Causation and the Neurobiology of Free Will.


Contributions by Tim O'Connor

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Political Anxiety, Voter Mindfulness, & Waking Up to Trust in God

November 7, 2016

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Making Mistakes and Making a Murderer: Our Tragic Lack of Humility

August 15, 2016

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Thoughtful Church: Leading Your Church w Intellectual Virtue (Gabe Lyons of Q Ideas)

August 9, 2015

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Learning to Be a Civil Citizen

July 3, 2015

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Why We Fight: ISIS & the Psychology of Radical Evil

April 24, 2015

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Gabe Lyons – A Curious Confidence

March 9, 2015

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The Curious Christian: An Interview w/ Gabe Lyons (Part 2)

March 2, 2015

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Think More, Fear Less: Talking About Christian Public Engagement w/ Gabe Lyons (Part 1)

February 17, 2015

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The Medium Versus the Message: How to Represent the Gospel in an Age of Media Outrage

January 22, 2015

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Shaping the Christian Mind: The Role of Pastors

January 6, 2015

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Blind Spots: What You Don’t See Can Hurt You

December 16, 2014

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Christian Theology, Science, and the Human Soul

May 10, 2013

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Panel Discussion 1

May 10, 2013

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Clothed with Immortality

January 15, 2013

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Could There Be a Complete Explanation for Everything?

September 12, 2012

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Could There Be a Complete Explanation for Everything? – Q&A

September 12, 2012

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Does Brain Science Disprove Freedom? Part 1

September 11, 2012

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Does Brain Science Disprove Freedom? Part 2

September 11, 2012

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O’Connor on What Human Persons Are

September 11, 2012

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The Existential Problem of Evil and The Brothers Karamazov

September 11, 2012

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Jesus, the Grand Inquisitor, and the Problem of Evil

September 11, 2012

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Tim O’Connor on Freedom, Human Persons, and the Problem of Evil (Full Interview)

September 11, 2012

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Substance Dualism and Emergent Individualism in Conversation

September 11, 2012

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Does Brain Science Disprove the Soul?

September 11, 2012

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How Do Our Souls Come into Existence?

September 11, 2012

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Surviving Death: What Happens When We Die?

September 11, 2012

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Swinburne and O’Connor on Neuroscience and the Soul (Full Interview)

September 11, 2012

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O’Connor on What Human Persons Are

September 11, 2012

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O’Connor on Human Persons and Life After Death: Pt. 1, The Intermediate State

September 11, 2012

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O’Connor on Human Persons and Life After Death: Pt. 2, The Resurrection

September 11, 2012

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Freedom and the Soul: Must We Have a Soul to be Free?

September 11, 2012

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How to Deal with Theological Disagreement

September 10, 2012

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