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Hywel David Lewis (21 May 1910 – 6 April 1992) was a Welsh theologian and philosopher. [1]

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In philosophy, religion, mythology, and fiction, the afterlife (also referred to as life after death or the Hereafter) is the concept of a realm, or the realm itself (whether physical or transcendental), in which an essential part of an individual's identity or consciousness continues to exist after the death of the body in the individual's lifetime.

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Antony Flew

Antony Garrard Newton Flew (11 February 1923 – 8 April 2010) was an English philosopher.

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Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy, more generally known as the Aristotelian Society, was founded at a meeting on 19 April 1880, at 17 Bloomsbury Square which resolved "to constitute a society of about twenty and to include ladies; the society to meet fortnightly, on Mondays at 8 o'clock, at the rooms of the Spelling Reform Association…" Amongst other things, the rules of the Society stipulated: According to H. Wildon Carr, in choosing a name for the society, it was: The Society's first president was Mr. Shadworth H. Hodgson.

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Astral body

The astral body is a subtle body posited by many philosophers, intermediate between the intelligent soul and the mental body, composed of a subtle material.

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Bangor University

Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor) is a Welsh university in the city of Bangor in the county of Gwynedd in North Wales.

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Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615 (this figure does not include nearby Bontnewydd or Caeathro, as they are in separate communities).

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Dualism (philosophy of mind)

In philosophy of mind, dualism is the position that mental phenomena are, in some respects, non-physical,Hart, W.D. (1996) "Dualism", in A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind, ed.

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Galen Johnson

Galen A. Johnson (born 1948) is a professor of philosophy at the University of Rhode Island and the General Secretary of the International Merleau-Ponty Circle.

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Gareth Matthews

Gareth Matthews (July 8, 1929 – April 17, 2011) was a renowned American philosopher who specialized in ancient philosophy, and the philosophy of children.

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Great Orme

The Great Orme (Y Gogarth or Pen y Gogarth) is a prominent limestone headland on the north coast of Wales, next to the town of Llandudno.

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H. H. Price

Henry Habberley Price (17 May 1899 – 26 November 1984), usually cited as H. H. Price, was a Welsh philosopher, known for his work on perception.

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Jesus College, Oxford

Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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John Baillie (theologian)

John Baillie CH (26 March 1886, Gairloch – 29 September 1960, Edinburgh) was a Scottish theologian, a Church of Scotland minister and brother of theologian Donald Macpherson Baillie.

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John Cook Wilson

John Cook Wilson (born Nottingham 6 June 1849, died 11 August 1915) was an English philosopher.

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Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.

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Louis Pojman

Louis Paul Pojman (April 22, 1935-October 15, 2005) was an American philosopher and professor, whose name is most recognized as the author of over a hundred philosophy texts and anthologies which he himself read at more than sixty universities around the world and which continue to be used widely for educational purposes.

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Major religious groups

The world's principal religions and spiritual traditions may be classified into a small number of major groups, although this is by no means a uniform practice.

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Monism is the view that attributes oneness or singleness (Greek:μόνος) to a concept (e.g. existence).

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Muirhead Library of Philosophy

The Muirhead Library of Philosophy was an influential series which published some of the best writings of twentieth century philosophy.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Philosophical realism

Contemporary philosophical realism is the belief that some aspect of our reality is ontologically independent of our conceptual schemes, perceptions, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc.

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Resurrection of the dead

Resurrection of the dead, or resurrection from the dead (Koine: ἀναστάσεως τῶν νεκρῶν, trans: anastasis ton nekros; literally: "a standing up again"; "raising up (of) the dead") is a term frequently used in the New Testament to describe an event by which a person, or people are resurrected (brought back to life).

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Royal Institute of Philosophy

The Royal Institute of Philosophy, founded in 1925, is a charity organisation that offers lectures and conferences on philosophical topics.

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Stewart Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood

Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood, (born 25 February 1941) is a British academic and public servant and one of Britain's most distinguished philosophers of religion.

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Transcendence (religion)

In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all physical laws.

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University of London

The University of London (informally referred to as London University) is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg, pronounced) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages spoken natively in Wales, by some along the Welsh border in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hywel_Lewis

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