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Unformatted text preview: No probability for afterlife of reward or punishment Rather, afterlife will look much like this life • William James: o The Varieties of Religious Experience: o Defend religion against modern skeptics o Psychology: Soul is site of human individuality: • Substantialist view of soul Soul is useless for psychology and consciousness: • Simply an illusory term o Talk of souls: Illusion of an explanation No longer need idea of soul...
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- Fall '10
- Joseph Priestly, The Varieties of Religious Experience, w/o Creator Evidence, soul Christian mortalist, material event Body