Sam Harris



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Sam Harris is the author of the bestselling books The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, and Waking Up. 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, spirituality, violence, human reasoning—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live.  Mr. Harris and his work have been discussed in  The New York Times, Time, Scientific American, Nature,Rolling Stone, and many other journals. He has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, among others. His work has been published in more than 15 languages.  Mr. Harris is a cofounder and the CEO of  Project Reason, a nonprofit foundation devoted to spreading scientific knowledge and secular values in society. He received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.

Film Credits

Islam and the Future of Tolerance (2018)
as Himself
Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things (2015)
as Himself
Waking Up (2015)
as Himself
The Unbelievers (2013)
as Himself
The God Debate II (2011)
as Himself
Holy Wars (2010)
as Himself
Atheist Alliance International Convention 2007 (2008)
as Himself
Discussions with Richard Dawkins, Episode 1: The Four Horsemen (2008)
as Self
The God Who Wasn't There (2005)
as Sam Harris
Mary Poppins (1964)
as Citizen (uncredited)
Romance on the High Seas (1948)
as Travel Agency Customer / Ship Passenger (uncredited)