#4260 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 the Non-Apocalypse", along with Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Daniel Dennett.

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University of Exeter

Public research university located in Exeter, United Kingdom

University of Sheffield

University in Sheffield, United Kingdom

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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