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Existentialism

Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story

Why Does the World Exist? tackles the “darkest question in all of philosophy” with “raffish erudition” (Dwight Garner, New York Times), Author Jim Holt explores the greatest metaphysical mystery of all: why is there something rather than nothing? This runaway bestseller, which has captured the imagination of critics and the public alike, traces our latest efforts to grasp the origins of the universe. Holt adopts the role of cosmological detective, traveling the globe to interview a host of celebrated scientists, philosophers, and writers, “testing the contentions of one against the theories of the other” (Jeremy Bernstein, Wall Street Journal). Read more…

New Thought Leader

Life on Earth: Understanding Who We Are, How We Got Here, and What May Lie Ahead

Mike Dooley is aware that many ask about life’s purpose as we go through our days and try to make sense of our lives. Life on Earth: Understanding Who We Are, How We Got Here, and What May Lie Ahead asks questions like these too, except . . . these questions get answered. Wisely. Compassionately. And fully. Read more…