Sam Harris

Sam Harris
Sam Harris
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Project Reason; Author, Letter to a Christian Nation; Free Will

SAM HARRIS is a neuroscientist and the author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian NationThe End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. Mr. Harris' writing has been published in over fifteen languages. He is the author of The Moral Landscape and Free Will.

He and his work have been discussed in Newsweek, TIME, The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. His writing has appeared in Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, PLoS ONE, and elsewhere.

Mr. Harris is a graduate in philosophy from Stanford University. He completed his Ph.D. in neuroscience at UCLA, studying the neural basis of belief with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). He is also a Co-Founder and CEO of Project Reason, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation whose purpose is to spread scientific thinking and secular values in society.

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