Philosophers on Belief
Through interviews with 12 distinguished philosophers - including atheists, agnostics, and believers - Talking God works toward a philosophical understanding and evaluation of religion. Along the way Gary Gutting and his interviewees challenge many common assumptions about religious beliefs.
Featuring conversations with 12 skeptics, atheists, agnostics, and believers - including Alvin Plantinga, Philip Kitcher, Michael Ruse, and John Caputo - Talking God offers new perspectives on religion, including the challenge to believers from evolution, cutting-edge physics, and cosmology; arguments both for and against atheism; and meditations on the value of secular humanism and faith in the modern world.
Experts offer insights on Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism as well as Judaism and Christianity. Topical and illuminating, Talking God gives listeners a deeper understanding of faith today and how philosophers understand it.
Gary Guttingholds an endowed chair in philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is an editor ofNotre Dame Philosophical Reviewsand writes for the New York Times’s philosophy blog, The Stone. He is also the author ofWhat Philosophy Can Do.