Jewish Atheism?

What exactly does it mean to identify as a Jewish atheist? As part of FtBConscience2, Chana Messinger of The Merely Real and Miri Mogilevsky of Brute Reason sat down to hash out what it means to them to be both Jewish and atheists. (Chana also participated in last summer’s Camels With Hammers Show special on controversies related to a proposed Holocaust memorial on statehouse grounds in Ohio.)

Remember to catch live FtBCon talks here through tomorrow night. I will be on talking about “Philosophy for Everyone” tomorrow at 1pm Eastern Time, with Julia Galef, Jess Whittlestone, and Richard Carrier.

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.


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