Souls in Other Selves and the Immortality of the Body

Published on 26 .5. 18
0:30 – Foerster Lecture Background
3:02 – Introduction – Paula Varsano
8:52 – Main Talk – Marilyn Strathern
1:12:03 – Audience Questions

Sometimes the soul seems a more precise concept than the body. In this lecture Marilyn Strathern, goes to a place and time where all kinds of beings (including food plants) have souls and where the bodily basis of life is immortalized through cloning. She comments on the way present-day anthropology brings fresh illumination to what we thought we knew. Series: “UC Berkeley Graduate Lectures”

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