Hick's replica theory

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What is the name of the book that Hick wrote on a materialist view of the afterlife?
"The resurrection of the person."
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He described humans as a psycho-...
...somatic unity.
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Therefore, this means that (in his view), the mind and body cannot be...
...separated.
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He doesn't think that the soul is like Ryle's...
...Ghost in the machine.
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Instead, he argues that the concept of the mind/soul is...
..."one of the more flexible and sophisticated ways in which human beings behave or have it in them to behave."
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Which apostle spoke of resurrection involving spiritual bodies?
Paul.
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Resurrection is an action that is...
...divine (caused by God).
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Resurrection is when an exact...
..replica of ourselves is created in a different place.
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Resurrection can either take place straight after death or...
..after a lapse of time determined by God.
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Hick uses the word 'replica' instead of copies because....
...each person can only exist in one place at one time whereas copies suggest that there could be several of the same person.
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Why does Hick reject the possibility of hundreds of thousands of possible copies of the same person?
An important part of being a human is that we are all indviduals so there cannot be more than one of us.
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He has 2 thought experiments to prove his point, what are they?
1. Someone disappearing and reappearing in NY 2. Someone dieing and reappearing in NY.
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Hick believes that the replica of the person is the same person if they are ...
...identifiable.
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What does Hick mean when he says that a replica must be identifiable to the person?
Their charcter/memories/ arrangement of matter.
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Therefore, resurrection is understood by Hick as the creation of...
...a replica by God in a different space.
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Why do some philosophers criticise Hick's belief that it is logical to identify the replica as the original person?
There is a break in the physical continuity of a person when they die, even if they are resurrected.
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