Why Buddhism Is True lays the groundwork for a spiritual existence in a modern world and demonstrates how, in an age of technological distraction and social discord, we can save ourselves, both as people and as a species, from ourselves.
The New York Times bestselling author of The Evolution of God (a Pulitzer Prize finalist), Nonzero, The Moral Animal, Three Scientists and Their Gods (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist), and Why Buddhism Is True, Robert Wright is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the well-known Bloggingheads.tv and MeaningofLife.tv websites. He has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Time, Slate, and The New Republic, among other publications. He previously taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University, where he also developed the popular online course "Buddhism and Modern Psychology." He is also a Visiting Professor of Science and Religion at New York's Union Theological Seminary.