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 exch

The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

With majestic prose, Christopher de Bellaigue presents an absorbing account of the political and social reformations that transformed the lands of Islam in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Flying in the face of everything we thought we knew, The Islamic Enlightenment becomes an astonish

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization

Roy Scranton lucidly articulates the depth of the climate crisis with an honesty that is all too rare, then calls for a reimagined humanism that will help us meet our stormy future with as much decency as we can muster While I don t share his conclusions about the potential for social movements to

Like A Thief In Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Humanity

In recent years, techno scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world changing it almost beyond recognition In this extraordinary new book, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek turns to look at the brave new world of Big Tech, revealing how, with each new wave of innovation, we find

Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists

Harvard Medical School psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the narcissism epidemic, by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, identifying ways to control the trait, and explaining how too little of it may be a bad thing n n What is narcissism is one of the fastest ri