Sam Harris
#1860 Overall Influence

Sam Harris

American author, philosopher and neuroscientist

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Samuel Benjamin Harris is an American author, philosopher, neuroscientist, and podcast host. His work touches on a wide range of topics, including rationality, religion, ethics, free will, neuroscience, meditation, psychedelics, philosophy of mind, politics, terrorism, and artificial intelligence. Harris came to prominence for his criticism of religion, and Islam in particular, and is described as one of the "Four Horsemen of Atheism", along with Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Daniel Dennett.

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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#375 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Philosophy
#673 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Biology
#5572 World Rank #1124 USA Rank
Literature