Thomas Nagel

Books by Thomas Nagel

Thomas Nagel (pictured on the left in 1978) is an American philosopher, born in 1937 in Belgrade. He is University Professor of Philosophy and Law, Emeritus, at New York University. Some of his famous papers include “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?” first published in 1974 but also included in his 1979 book, Mortal Questions.

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The best books on Cosmic Purpose, recommended by Philip Goff

The likelihood that intelligent life would come to exist on Earth is so improbable, it’s time to re-explore the idea of cosmic purpose, argues Philip Goff, a professor of philosophy at the University of Durham and the author of Why? The Purpose of the Universe. He recommends five books that cast doubt on our post-Darwinian worldview and help us consider the latest findings of science and philosophy more fully.

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