In his recent book, Death and the Afterlife, Samuel Scheffler offer two imaginative thought experiments in an attempt to understand our attitudes toward death and meaning. Continue reading Summary of Samuel Scheffler’s, Death and the Afterlife
I have just published a new book, Who Are We?: Religious, Philosophical, Scientific and Transhumanist Theories Of Human Nature. Continue reading My New Book on Human Nature
David Benatar is professor of philosophy and head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. He is best known for his advocacy of antinatalism. Continue reading Review of David Benatar’s, Better Never to Have Been
“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
~ Blaise Pascal Continue reading Review of Steve Taylor’s, Back To Sanity
Jim Holt’s recent book, Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story, tackles the question that Martin Heidegger characterized as the greatest in all philosophy and William James called the darkest in all philosophy—why is there something rather than nothing? Continue reading Review of Jim Holt’s, Why Does The World Exist?