The Four Horsemen: The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist Revolution

At the dawn of the new atheist movement, the thinkers who became known as the four horsemen, the heralds of religion s unraveling Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett sat down together over cocktails What followed was a rigorous, pathbreaking, and enthralling

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

An all encompassing guide to skeptical thinking in the popular The Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast s dryly humorous, accessible style It s intimidating to realize that we live in a world overflowing with misinformation, bias, myths, deception, and flawed knowledge There really are no

The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom

Bestselling author Michael Shermer s exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, moral From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously

A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

We live in the Information Age, with billions of bytes of data just two swipes away Yet how much of this is mis or even disinformation A lot of it is, and your search engine can t tell the difference As a result, an avalanche of misinformation threatens to overwhelm the discourse we so

Greek Buddha: Pyrrho's Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia

Greek Buddha shows how Buddhism shaped the philosophy of Pyrrho, the famous founder of Pyrrhonian scepticism in ancient Greece Identifying Pyrrho s basic teachings with those of Early Buddhism, Christopher I Beckwith traces the origins of a major tradition in Greek philosophy to Gandh ra, a