London 2006

Mind, Machines and Majesty – The Boundaries of Humanity

A CiS London day conference, Saturday 4 November 2006
How do advances in neuroscience, genetics and embryology fit into our picture of being made in the image of God?

Poster (pdf, 695 KB)

Abstracts (pdf, 83 KB)

Conference Report from PreCiS newsletter no. 38 (pdf, 83 KB)

What does it mean to be made in the Image of God?

Revd. Dr John Searle, co-author of “Life in Our Hands: a Christian perspective on Genetics and Cloning”
Audio (mp3, 11.5 MB)

Embryonic, Fetal and Post-natal Animal-Human Mixtures: An Ethical Discussion.

Dr Calum MacKellar, Director of Research, Scottish Council of Human Bioethics
Slides (pdf, 2.1 MB)Audio (mp3, 11 MB)

Boundaries between Homo Divinus and other primates

Dr Graeme Finlay, Cell Biologist, Auckland New Zealand
Slides (html), Audio (mp3, 11.5 MB)

Minds, Mechanisms and Made Free: the scientific study of human life, in gratitude to the Creator

Prof David Booth, Professor of Psychology, University of Birmingham
Slides (pdf, 264 KB), Audio (mp3, 10 MB)

Mechanism, Mind and Choice: On Neuroscience and Human Freedom

Prof Bill Newsome, Professor of Neurobiology, Stanford University California
Audio (mp3, 11.3 MB)

Panel discussion

Audio (mp3, 11 MB)

Epilogue, Revd. Dr John Searle

Audio (mp3, 2.3 MB)