- The views of Hick: His rejection of substance dualism
- Adopts a materialist position and arguing that this does not weaken the possibility life after death.
- In his view, the dualist view of the body and soul owes more to Plato than the Judeo-Christian traditionl.
- When we talk about the soul, we really talk about "mental dispositions" (what we are likely to do).
- The soul is a way of expressing the value of human beings.