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Sam Harris

Sam Harris is a cofounder and Chairman of Project Reason. He is the author of the bestselling books, The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, and Waking Up. The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing has been published in more than 15 languages. Mr. Harris and his work have been discussed in The New York Times, Time, Scientific American, Nature, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, Newsweek, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The AtlanticThe Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere. Mr. Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.

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September 15Losing our Spines to Save our Necks
The Huffington Post
Sam Harris
May 7On Knowing Your Enemy
www.samharris.org
Sam Harris
March 10Religion as a Black Market for Irrationality
The Washington Post
Sam Harris
January 18Vatican Warned Irish Bishops Not to Report Abuse
New York Times
Sam Harris
August 18The Ground Zero Mosque: Sam Harris vs. Reza Aslan
KPCC
Sam Harris
May 7Toward a Science of Morality
The Huffington Post
Sam Harris
March 29Moral confusion in the name of “science”

Sam Harris
March 28Science can answer moral questions
TED Talks
Sam Harris
September 30The Neural Correlates of Religious and Nonreligious Belief
PLoS ONE
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August 23Sam Harris on Real Time with Bill Maher
HBO
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August 9What Made Me an Atheist
Truth-Saves.com
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August 5The Strange Case of Francis Collins

Sam Harris
July 26Science Is in the Details
The New York Times
Sam Harris
June 23What should science do? Sam Harris v. Philip Ball

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May 26An Atheist Manifesto
TruthDig
Sam Harris
May 21Can We Ever Be Right About Right And Wrong?
The Science Network
Sam Harris
May 21The God Debate: Sam Harris v. Rick Warren
Newsweek
Sam Harris
May 20Does God Exist? A Debate Between Sam Harris and Rabbi David Wolpe
American Jewish University
Sam Harris
May 20God Is Not a Moderate: A Debate between Sam Harris and Andrew Sullivan
Beliefnet and The Daily Dish
Sam Harris
May 19Believing the Unbelievable
The Aspen Institute
Sam Harris
May 13There is no such thing as “atheist dogmatism” or “secular fundamentalism”
Big Think
Sam Harris
May 13When Atheists Attack
Newsweek
Sam Harris
May 12The Science Studio with Sam Harris
The Science Network
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January 29Sam Harris at Idea City 2005
Idea City
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