Ep. 6 – What is Naturalism? with John Shook

What is naturalism? For episode six, I take up this broad topic in conversation with John Shook, a research associate in philosophy and instructor in science education for the University at Buffalo. Dr. Shook holds a Ph.D in philosophy from the University at Buffalo, served as professor of philosophy at Oklahoma State University from 2000-2006, has worked for several secular and humanist organizations – including the Center for Inquiry and the American Humanist Association – and he is the author and editor of numerous books, including The God Debates and The Future of Naturalism.

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Dr. Shook’s website on Naturalism

Dr. Shook’s site on Pragmatism (see also his Pragmatism Cybrary)

Find Dr. Shook’s work at buffalo.academia.edu

 

Links related to this episode:

Naturalism at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Entry for naturalism at the IEP

Essays on naturalism at The Secular Web

Wikipedia entry for religious naturalism

Dr. Shook’s Huffington Post article Where Can Naturalism and Religion Agree?

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