Selected Podcasts

Sam Harris Podcast

Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. The Waking Up podcast was selected by Apple as one of iTunes Best of 2015 and won a 2017 Webby Award for best podcast in the Science & Education category.

Harris is the author of the best-selling books The End of FaithLetter to a Christian NationThe Moral LandscapeFree Will,  Lying, and Waking Up—along with Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, moral philosophy, religion, meditation practice, human violence, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live.

Harris’s work has been published in more than 20 languages and has been discussed in The New York TimesTimeScientific AmericanNatureRolling Stone, and many other journals. He has written for The New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe EconomistThe Times (London), The Boston GlobeThe AtlanticThe Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere.

Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.

Philosophy Bites

“Podcasts of top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics.”