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Sam Harris (born 1967) is an American non-fiction writer and CEO of Project Reason. He received a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA, and is a graduate in philosophy from Stanford University. He has studied both Eastern and Western religious traditions, along with a variety of contemplative disciplines, for twenty years. He is a proponent of scientific skepticism and is the author of the best selling book The End of Faith (2004), which won the 2005 PEN/Martha Albrand Award, Letter to a Christian Nation (2006), a rejoinder to criticism of his first book, and The Moral Landscape (2010).
He is considered one of the most ardent critics of religion in the 21st century, along with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, philosopher Daniel Dennett, and writer Christopher Hitchens. Harris has also written numerous articles in Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek as well as scientific journals such as Nature. As a neuroscientist, he calls on for the questioning of religion as a whole. He has written articles on fundamental Islam, Christianity, and religion in general.
With the advent of his 2010 book The Moral Landscape, he is attempting to change the widely held perception that science is not a source of moral values.
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Total Books: 37
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