Lucretius was the first philosopher of immanence. It is he and not Democritus or Epicurus who holds this title.
Physicists making religion headlines
Ever since he told a Guardian reporter last weekend that the idea of an afterlife is a "fairy story," Stephen…
Still in the province of philosophy
Alva Noë criticizes The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow.
Quantum sociology and The New Metaphysicals
At first glance, Courtney Bender’s The New Metaphysicals might appear narrow and idiosyncratic. After all, it's an ethnography of spiritual practitioners in…
Antihumanism and religion
One of the things that intellectual historians show us, although often only implicitly, is the fluidity of the terms of…