The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values

★★★★☆ This book was a much more difficult read than his earlier books Letter and End of Faith. Rather than a popular, NYT best seller list-type book, this seems to target a more scientific audience. It should be studied rather than simply read. Moral Landscape is a very technical book both in terms of philosophyContinue reading “The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values”

Call for Abstracts Inception and Philosophy

Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial but accessible, written to engage the intelligent lay reader. Contributors of accepted essays will receive an honorarium. Possible themes and topics might include, but are not limited to, the following: “Their dream has become their reality”: Inception and Nozick’s Experience Machine “How did you get here?” CanContinue reading “Call for Abstracts Inception and Philosophy”

Pray: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary