The Gift of Gabe - a philosophical novel by Brian Joseph
Philosophy Book Reviews
Bruce Rosenblum and Fred Kuttner, Quantum Enigma : Physics Encounters Consciousness
Quantum mechanics has made it necessary to revise the concepts of
objective reality and sentient awareness. It has also
impacted the debate about free will and determinism.
Sankara Saranam, God without Religion : Questioning Centuries of Accepted Truths
A description of the spiritual life that is possible only by
exploring the self, while rejecting religiosity and the dogmas
that are prescribed for you by others.
Jeff Hawkins, On Intelligence
Hawkins says a simple algorithm in the cerebral cortex is responsible for
the sensation of an independent consciousness and the concept of the soul.
It also led to Plato's theory of forms. The author, an expert in both computer
architecture and neurology, believes that, within just a few years, we will
have silicon machines with true intelligence.
Francis Fukuyama, Our Posthuman Future : Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution
Will genetic engineering change human nature?
Fukuyama surveys the history of ethical philosophy
to discover the "Factor X" which makes us human.
- Robert W. Galvin, America's Founding Secret : What the Scottish Enlightenment Taught Our Founding Fathers
- Sidney Hook, Towards the Understanding of Karl Marx : A Revolutionary Interpretation
- T. Z. Lavine, From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest
- Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy
- Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy
- Mortimer Adler, Six Great Ideas
- Paul Reps, Editor; Zen Flesh , Zen Bones
- C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
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Miscellaneous philosophy books (not reviewed)
Alphabetical Catalogs of Philosophy Books