Monthly Archives: March 2018

Review of Setiya’s “Midlife: A Philosophical Guide”

Kieren Setiya is a professor of philosophy at MIT. I just finished his Midlife: A Philosophical Guide. Here is a brief review.

As we approach midlife, even the most successful among us wonder what we have missed and if our achievements are enough. Setiya begins with some general advice. Continue reading Review of Setiya’s “Midlife: A Philosophical Guide”

Good Books on Atheism and Agnosticism

Ludwig Feuerbach

These are some books on atheism and agnosticism that I recommend. For more information click on one of the links below. (** Books that had a special influence on me.)

• Paulo Bitencourt ~ Liberated from Religion The Inestimable Pleasure of Being…
• Paulo Bitencourt ~ Wasting Time On God: Why I Am an Atheist
• Alain De Botton ~ Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion
• Marshall Brain ~ How “God” Works: A Logical Inquiry on Faith
• Richard Carrier ~ On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt
• Richard Carrier ~ Jesus from Outer Space: What the Earliest Christians Really Believed …
• Richard Carrier ~ Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith
• Richard Carrier ~ Hitler Homer Bible Christ: The Historical Papers of Richard Carrier…
• Richard Carrier ~ Not the Impossible Faith
• Richard Carrier ~ Bart Ehrman and the Quest of the Historical Jesus of Nazareth…
• Richard Carrier ~ Sense & Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism
• Richard Carrier ~ Proving History: Bayes’s Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus
• Simon Critchley ~ The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments In Political Theology
• Richard Dawkins ~ The God Delusion
• Daniel Dennett ~ Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon **
• Ronald Dworkin ~ Religion without God **
• Greg Graffin ~ Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God
•  A. C. Grayling ~ The Good Book: A Humanist Bible
• Sam Harris ~ The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason
• Sam Harris ~ Letter to a Christian Nation
• S. C. Hitchcock ~ Disbelief 101: A Young Person’s Guide to Atheism
• Christopher Hitchens ~ God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
• Julian Huxley ~ Religion Without Revelation
• Philip Kitcher ~ Life After Faith: The Case for Secular Humanism
• John W. Loftus ~ 
The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails
• John W. Loftus ~ The End of Christianity
• John W. Loftus ~ Christianity Is Not Great: How Faith Fails
• Michel Onfray ~ Atheist Manifesto: The Case Against Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
• Robert Price ~The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond The Grave
• Bertrand Russell ~ Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related…**
• Victor Stenger ~ God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion
• Mitchell Stevens ~ Imagine There’s No Heaven: How Atheism Helped Create the Modern…
• Phil Torres ~ A Crisis of Faith – Atheism, Emerging Technologies and the Future of…
• Peter Watson ~ The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God