Virginia Atheists and Agnostics

We exist.                                                              A community of skeptics and freethinkers at the University of Virginia

Recommended Reading

The following books may be of interest to VAA members:

RELIGIOUS TEXTS

The Bible, New American Version

The Book of Mormon

The Jefferson Bible

The Qur’an

The Dhammapada

The Bhagavad Gita

ON RELIGION AND NONRELIGION

N. T. Wright, Surprised by Hope

Muhammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhab, Kitab al-Tawhid

Sayyid Qutb, In the Shade of the Qur’an

Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

Jesse Bering, The Belief Instinct

Andy Thompson, Why We Believe in God(s)

PHILOSOPHY

Thomas Nagel, The Absurd

Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human

Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism is a Humanism

Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus

Simone de Beauvoir, The Ethics of Ambiguity

Daniel Dennett, Freedom Evolves

SCIENCE

Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene

Robert Wright, The Moral Animal

Robert Wright, Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny

Robert Wright, The Evolution of God

Cordelia Fine, A Mind of Its Own

Steven Pinker, The Blank Slate

James Gleick, The Information

PSYCHOLOGY

Jonathan Haidt, The Righteous Mind

Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis

Tim Wilson, Strangers to Ourselves

FICTION

Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger

Albert Camus, The Stranger

Herman Hesse, Siddhartha

Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle

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