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    • Plato at the Googleplex

    • Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
    • By: Rebecca Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality, politics, and science.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Was looking forward to it, can't bear it

    • By ARG on 04-08-14

    Regular price: $26.60

    • 36 Arguments for the Existence of God

    • By: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Steven Pinker, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After Cass Seltzers book becomes a surprise best seller, hes dubbed the atheist with a soul and becomes a celebrity. He wins over the stunning Lucinda Mandelbaum, the goddess of game theory, and loses himself in a spiritually expansive infatuation. A former girlfriend appears: an anthropologist who invites him to join in her quest for immortality through biochemistry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Subtly Codifying Your Atheist Suspicions

    • By David on 07-03-10

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Do We Matter?

    • By: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Do we matter? Does mattering matter? In this talk at Smithsonian Magazine's The Future Is Here Festival in Washington, DC, philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein asks these questions and more. Find out why mattering matters so much to us from this MacArthur “genius” grant winner.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • 36 Arguments for the Existence of God

    • By: Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Steven Pinker, Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    After Cass Seltzers book becomes a surprise best seller, he's dubbed the atheist with a soul and becomes a celebrity. He wins over the stunning Lucinda Mandelbaum, the goddess of game theory, and loses himself in a spiritually expansive infatuation.Then a former girlfriend appears: an anthropologist who invites him to join in her quest for immortality through biochemistry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What Fun!

    • By Donald on 12-03-13

    Regular price: $30.70