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The CedarEthics podcast for November, 2007 is a discussion of the soul, and how this impacts our understanding of human personhood. We look back at Plato’s dialogue Phaedo, and we examine the history of the concept. We also look at the soul in Scripture.

Finally, we consider a beautiful engraving by William Blake, to illustrate a Robert Blair poem, The Grave, and how it captures the idea of the soul.


Bioethics, soul, human personhood


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Theme Music: Gli Uccelli (The Birds), Part I. Prelude (Allegro moderato), by Respighi, courtesy of Shockwave Sound.

Special Music: “Minnie,” by Psykosoul

Music Bumpers: “Untitled,” by Axiom to Zeal and “Tolkien: The Hobbit” by the Brobdingnagian Bards

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