I expected to be frustrated when I searched Amazon.com’s Books department on the keyword afterlife. I wasn’t disappointed. (Or should I say that I was disappointed?)
On the Origin of Afterlife Beliefs by Means of Memetic Selection
Modern evolutionary approaches permit far richer naturalistic explanations of the phenomenon of belief in an afterlife than the conjectures of a century and more ago.
Problems with Heaven
Traditional ideas about Heaven are conceptually incoherent, and that’s just the beginning of their problems.
Michael L. Martin, Philosopher and Author, 1932–2015
Michael L. Martin, an American analytic philosopher and one of the most formidable academic champions of atheism, passed away unexpectedly at the age of eighty-three in Boston on May 27.