Matter and mind: a non-theist exploration

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Byrne, C 2011, 'Matter and mind: a non-theist exploration', Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 38-42.

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This essay explores two non-theist approaches to mind and matter—Buddhism and Humanism. It examines these differing views in relation to Paley’s ‘design argument’ for the existence of God from a philosophical and biological perspective. While tracking along a path similar to one which a theologian may travel, this essay does not refer to theist doctrine.