Stephen T. Asma is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia College Chicago, where he is also Senior Fellow of the Research Group in Mind, Science and Culture.

Asma is the author of ten books, including The Evolution of Imagination (Chicago), The Evolution of Mind (Harvard University Press, forthcoming, co-authored with Rami Gabriel), Against Fairness (University of Chicago Press), On Monsters: an Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears (Oxford University Press), Buddha for Beginners (For Beginners), and The Gods Drink Whiskey (HarperOne).

He writes regularly for the New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Skeptic magazine. He has …

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