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Books on Naturalism


Below are some books on or related to naturalism, its implications and applications. This is by no means an exhaustive bibliography, but affords those interested in naturalism a good deal of material to explore beyond Naturalism.Org.  Some of these books have been reviewed here. Other resources on naturalism are here.



Baggini, J. - Atheism - A Very Short Introduction


Batts, K. - Fully Caused: The Benefits of a Naturalistic Understanding of Behavior


Breer, P. - The Spontaneous Self: Viable Alternatives to Free Will (chapter 1 is here)


Carrier, R. - Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism (related article here)


Clark, T. W. - Encountering Naturalism: A Worldview and Its Uses


Comte-Sponville, A. - The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality


Converse, Steven L. - Even Us: Living in the Cosmos, available at Amazon.


Dawkins, R. - The Blind Watchmaker


De Caro, M. & Macarthur, D., eds. - Naturalism In Question (related article here)


Dennett, D. - Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life


Drescher, G. - Good and Real: Demystifying Paradoxes from Physics to Ethics


Evatt, C. - The Myth of Free Will


Flanagan, O. - The Problem of the Soul and The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World


Goodenough, U. - The Sacred Depths of Nature


Haught, J. F. - Is Nature Enough?, God and the New Atheism


Metzinger, T.- Being No One: The Self-Model Theory of Subjectivity


Murry, W. R. - Reason and Reverence: Religious Humanism for the 21st Century


Pereboom, D. - Living Without Free Will


Pinker, Steven - The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature


Raymo, C. - Skeptics and True Believers: The Exhilarating Connection between Science and Religion


Richards, J. R. - Human Nature After Darwin


Silver, L. - Challenging Nature


Stanovich, K. - The Robot's Rebellion


Waller, B. - The Natural Selection of Autonomy, Freedom Without Responsibility


Wegner, D. - The Illusion of Conscious Will


Wright, R. - The Moral Animal





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