Dr. Richard Carrier is a philosopher and historian with a Ph.D. in ancient history from Columbia University. His work in history and philosophy has been published in Biology & Philosophy, The History Teacher, German Studies Review, The Skeptical Inquirer, Philo, the Encyclopedia of the Ancient World and more. He also contributed critically acclaimed chapters to the books The Empty Tomb and The Christian Delusion. He is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and emeritus Editor in Chief of the Secular Web, where he has long been one of their most frequently read authors.
Though I enjoyed the book, the basis for his postulation is far too long and laborious a read.Published 1 month ago by Paul
Pretending that his extreme libertarian politics are moderate and completely evidence based (as opposed to irrational ideologues like socialists and liberals) was rather annoying... Read morePublished 2 months ago by nyx
A great explanation of how to live life and make sense of the world if you reach the point of being disillusioned with all of the major faiths. Read morePublished 2 months ago by david Hogan
A comprehensive examination of atheism, naturalism, secular humanism and natural morality. Generally I enjoyed Carrier's thinking and writing but did not agree with all his... Read morePublished 5 months ago by T. Staly
The book is 444 pages. His "complete" world view that is supposed to contain "sense and goodness" turns out not to be complete at all or contain "sense and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sticky Poo
This is a good read for atheists or agnostics who don't want to believe in "nothing." The author shows that there are valid, eternal beliefs and moral compasses that can... Read morePublished 8 months ago by James R
The first book I've read on metaphysical naturalism and secular humanism. The author does a great job explaining his world view in language easy to understand--not too much complex... Read morePublished 8 months ago by PN