Book Reviews

Here are reviews of books on topics germaine to naturalism, for instance free will, theism, atheism, bioethics, consciousness, spirituality and criminal justice. If you'd like to propose a book review, please be in touch via the Contact page. 

Review Titlesort descending Review Author Book Title Book Author
Abortion Rights as Religious Freedom
Tom Clark
Abortion Rights as Religious Freedom
Peter S. Wenz
Addiction Is a Choice
Tom Clark
Addiction Is a Choice
Jeffrey Schaler
Against Retribution
Tom Clark
Placing Blame: A General Theory of Criminal Law
Michael Moore
Atheism: A Very Short Introduction
Tom Clark
Atheism: A Very Short Introduction
Julian Baggini
B.F. Skinner: A Reappraisal
Jim Farmelant
B.F. Skinner: A Reappraisal
Marc N. Richelle
Bioethics and the Brain
Tom Clark
Bioethics and the Brain
Walter Glannon
Causal Powers of the Natural Mind
Tom Clark
Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?
Nancey Murphy and Warren Brown
Challenging Nature
Tom Clark
Challenging Nature: The Clash of Science and Spirituality at the New Frontiers of Life
Lee M. Silver
Choosing Irrationality
Tom Clark
Addiction: A Disorder of Choice
Gene M. Heyman
Consciousness
Tom Clark
Conversations on Consciousness
Susan Blackmore
Consciousness Revolutions
Tom Clark
The Ego Tunnel
Thomas Metzinger
Debunking Enlightenment
Tom Clark
Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality
John Horgan
Dennett Review of "Against Moral Responsibility"
Daniel Dennett
Against Moral Responsibility
Bruce Waller
Exchange on Goetz and Taliaferro's Naturalism
Tom Clark
Naturalism
Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro
Exchange on Waller's "Against Moral Responsibility"
Tom Clark
Against Moral Responsibility
Bruce Waller
Freedom Without Responsibility
Tom Clark
Freedom Without Responsibility
Bruce Waller
Good and Real
Tom Clark
Good and Real: Demystifying Paradoxes from Physics to Ethics
Gary L. Drescher
No Competition for Naturalism: The Poverty of Supernatural Explanations
Tom Clark
Naturalism
Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro
Projecting God: The Psychology of Theological Justification
Tom Clark
God and the New Atheism
John F. Haught
Reason and Practice
Jim Farmelant
Reason and Practice: A Modern Introduction to Philosophy
Kai Nielson
Reason and Reverence
Tom Clark
Reason and Reverence: Religious Humanism for the 21st Century
William R. Murry
Reflections on "Free Will"
Daniel Dennett
Free Will
Sam Harris
Saving Secularism: The Open Interrogation of Faith
Tom Clark
The Secular Conscience
Austin Dacey
Sending the Self on Vacation: How to Naturalize Enlightenment
Tom Clark
The Power of Now; A New Earth
Eckhard Tolle
Singling Out the Agent
Tom Clark
Against Moral Responsibility
Bruce Waller
Skeptics and True Believers
Tom Clark
Skeptics and True Believers: The Exhilarating Connection Between Science and Religion
Chet Raymo
Supernaturalism and Explanation
Tom Clark
Is Nature Enough?
by John Haught
Tennis Without a Net: The Emptiness of the Supernatural Hypothesis
Tom Clark
The Recalcitrant Imago Dei: Human Persons and the Failure of Naturalism
J.P. Moreland
The Case for Naturalistic Spirituality
Tom Clark
The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality
Andre Comte-Sponville
The Coalition of Inner Nations
Juno Walker
The Ego Trick
Julian Baggini
The Illusion of an Illusion
Juno Walker
Free Will
Sam Harris
The Illusion of Conscious Will
Tom Clark
The Illusion of Conscious Will
Daniel Wegner
The Natural Selection of Autonomy
Tom Clark
The Natural Selection of Autonomy
Bruce N. Waller
The New Atheism
Yonatan Fishman, Ph.D.
The New Atheism
Victor Stenger
The Problem of the Soul
Tom Clark
The Problem of the Soul: Two Visions of the Mind and How to Reconcile Them
Owen Flanagan
The Rise of the New Determinists
Tom Clark
The Nonsense of Free Will
Richard Oerton
The Robot's Rebellion
Tom Clark
The Robot's Rebellion
Keith Stanovich
The Scandal of Compatibilism
Tom Clark
Four Views on Free Will
John Martin Fischer, Robert Kane, Derk Pereboom and Manuel Vargas
The View from the Center of the Universe
Joseph Hilbe
The View from the Center of the Universe
Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams
Worldview Elements
Tom Clark
Living Without God
Ronald Aronson