The Case for God
The Case for God is a 2009 book by Karen Armstrong. It is an answer to the recent claims that God does not exist from Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett and focuses o...
Of Miracles
"Of Miracles" is the title of Section X of David Hume's An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748).
In the 19th-century edition of Hume's Enquiry (in Sir John Lubbock's series, "One Hundred ...
A Defence of Common Sense
A Defence of Common Sense is an influential 1925 essay by philosopher G. E. Moore. In it, he attempts to refute skepticism by arguing that at least some of our beliefs about the world are absolutely ...
Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia
Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia is a non-fiction book by John N. Gray published in 2007. Gray was at the time the School Professor of European Thought at the London School of ...
Dictionnaire Historique et Critique
The Dictionnaire Historique et Critique (English: Historical and Critical Dictionary) is a biographical dictionary written by Pierre Bayle (1647–1706), a Huguenot who lived and published in Holland af...
Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion
Hegel's Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion (German: Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion) outlines his ideas on Christianity as a form of self-consciousness. They represent the final...
Letter to a Christian Nation
Letter to a Christian Nation is a book by Sam Harris, written in response to feedback he received following the publication of his first book The End of Faith. The book is written in the form of an op...
Religion and Nothingness
Religion and Nothingness (Japanese: Shūkyō to wa Nanika; the original title translates literally as What is Religion?) is a 1961 book by the Japanese philosopher Keiji Nishitani.
Nishitani rel...
Letters to a Philosophical Unbeliever
Letters to a Philosophical Unbeliever (1780) is a multi-volume series of books on metaphysics by eighteenth-century British polymath Joseph Priestley.Priestley wrote a series of important metaphysics ...
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. Through dialogue, three philosophers named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God's ...
Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments
Concluding Unscientific Postscript to the Philosophical Fragments (Danish: Afsluttende uvidenskabelig Efterskrift til de philosophiske Smuler) is a major work by Søren Kierkegaard. The work is a p...
Tractatus Theologico-Politicus
Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most controversial texts of the early modern period. It was a preemp...
Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason
Religion within the Bounds of Bare Reason (German: Die Religion innerhalb der Grenzen der bloßen Vernunft) is a 1793 book by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. Although its purpose and original...
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion is an 1880 book by John Caird.
Carid's understanding of philosophy of religion is similar to that of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, for whom it is a s...
Ninth Bridgewater Treatise
The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise was published by Charles Babbage in 1837 as a response to the eight Bridgewater Treatises that the Earl of Bridgewater, Francis Henry Egerton, 8th Earl, had funded and i...
Why I Am Not a Christian
Why I Am Not a Christian is an essay by the British philosopher Bertrand Russell. Originally a talk given March 6, 1927 at Battersea Town Hall, under the auspices of the South London Branch of the Nat...
Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw [ˈɣʌu̯də(n) ˈeːu̯]) was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most ...
The Range of Reason
The Range of Reason is a 1952 book of essays by Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain. The text presents a Thomist philosophy regarding religion and morality. It contains a study of Atheism, titled "...
Lectures and Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology, and Religious Belief
Lectures and Conversations on Aesthetics, Psychology, and Religious Belief (German: Vorlesungen und Gespräche über Ästhetik, Psychoanalyse und religiösen Glauben) is a series of notes transcribed ...
The Varieties of Religious Experience
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William James. It comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology,...
The Teachings of the Mystics
The Teachings of the Mystics is a 1960 work of popular philosophy by the Princeton philosopher Walter T. Stace that lays out his philosophy of mysticism and compiles writings on mystical experience fr...
Is God Dead?
"Is God Dead?" was an April 8, 1966, cover story for the news magazine Time. A previous article, from October 1965, had investigated a trend among 1960s theologians to write God out of the field of th...
The Ego and Its Own
The Ego and Its Own (German: Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum; also translated as Me and My Own) is a philosophical work by German philosopher Max Stirner (1806–1856). This work was first published ...
The Essence of Christianity
The Essence of Christianity (German: Das Wesen des Christentums; historical orthography: Das Wesen des Christenthums) is a book by Ludwig Feuerbach first published in 1841. It explains Feuerbach's...
The Religion of Man
The Religion of Man (1931) is a compilation of lectures by Rabindranath Tagore, edited by him and drawn largely from his Hibbert Lectures given at Oxford University in May 1930. A Brahmo playwright an...
The Closing of the Western Mind
The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason (2003) is a book by the well-known historian of the classical world Charles Freeman in which he discusses the relationship be...