The Moral Landscape

The Moral Landscape

Sam Harris's first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people--from religious fundamentalists to nonbelieving scientists--agree on one point: science has nothing to say on the subject of human values. Indeed, our failure to address questions of meaning and morality through science has now become the most common justification for religious faith. It is also the primary reason… (more)

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In The Moral Landscape, he takes aim at two targets: moral relativists and religious fundamentalists. He argues, first, that morality is a question of the wellbeing of sentient beings; second, that science can tell us facts about wellbeing; and third, that with the help of science, we can perceive a "moral landscape" with peaks of wellbeing and troughs of suffering.


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Publisher: Free Press (October 05, 2010)

Parent ISBN: 9781439171226

Page count: 304 pages

Language: English


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