metapsychology Reviews

Missing Pieces
by Ken Cathers
Review by Bob Lane on Sep 3rd 2019

Faces
A Novel
by Robin Molineux
Review by Bob Lane on Jun 18th 2019

Machines Like Me
A Novel
by Ian McEwan
Review by Bob Lane on May 28th 2019

The Drum That Beats Within Us
by Mike Bond
Review by Bob Lane on May 14th 2019

The Problem of War
Darwinism, Christianity, and their Battle to Understand Human Conflict
by Michael Ruse
Review by Bob Lane on Apr 16th 2019

The Existential Drinker
by Steven Earnshaw
Review by Bob Lane on Mar 12th 2019

Warlight
A Novel
by Michael Ondaatje
Review by Bob Lane on Feb 5th 2019

Human Dignity and Assisted Death
by Sebastian Muders
Review by Bob Lane on Jan 1st 2019

Aging Thoughtfully
Conversations about Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, and Regret
by Martha C. Nussbaum and Saul Levmore
Review by Bob Lane on Dec 4th 2018

The Darkest Dark
by Chris Hadfield
Review by Bob Lane on Nov 13th 2018

The Audience Effect
On the Collective Cinema Experience
by Julian Hanich
Review by Bob Lane on Nov 6th 2018

The Character Gap
How Good Are We?
by Christian B. Miller
Review by Bob Lane on Oct 16th 2018


Tech Generation
Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World
by Mike Brooks and Jon Lasser
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 31st 2018

Song of Riddles
Deciphering the Song of Songs
by Geula Twersky
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 26th 2018

Full Disclosure
by Beverley McLachlin
Review by Bob Lane on May 1st 2018

Arguments about Abortion
Personhood, Morality, and Law
by Kate Greasley
Review by Bob Lane on Apr 3rd 2018

Don’t be Fooled
A Philosophy of Common Sense
by Jan Bransen
Review by Bob Lane on Feb 20th 2018

The Evangelicals
The Struggle to Shape America
by Frances FitzGerald
Review by Bob Lane on Jan 23rd 2018

The Patch
The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands
by Chris Turner
Review by Bob Lane on Dec 12th 2017

Early Exposures
A Photographic Memoir
by Bill Pennell
Review by Bob Lane on Nov 28th 2017

When the Moon Comes
by Paul Harbridge
Review by Bob Lane on Oct 13th 2017

Why I Left, Why I Stayed
Conversations on Christianity Between an Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son
by Tony Campolo and Bart Campolo
Review by Bob Lane on Sep 26th 2017

Thomas S. Szasz
The Man and His Ideas
by Jeffrey A. Schaler, Henry Zvi Lothane, and Richard E. Vatz (Editors)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Aug 29th 2017

Be Like the Fox
Machiavelli In His World
by Erica Benner
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 13th 2017

No Place to Hide
DS Peter Gayle thriller series, Book 2
by Jack Slater
Review by Bob Lane on Jun 6th 2017

Speech Matters
On Lying, Morality, and the Law
by Seana Valentine Shiffrin
Review by Bob Lane on May 9th 2017

Looking for The Stranger
Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic
by Alice Kaplan
Review by Bob Lane on Mar 14th 2017

What Is a Human?
What the Answers Mean for Human Rights
by John H. Evans
Review by Bob Lane on Feb 21st 2017

What Is Buddhist Enlightenment?
by Dale S. Wright
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 24th 2017

Prime Ministers of Canada
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
by Paula Johanson
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Dec 13th 2016

Tolerance Among The Virtues
by John R. Bowlin
Review by Bob Lane on Nov 22nd 2016

Run Down
A Pratt & Ellis Mystery
by Rick Blechta
Review by Bob Lane on Oct 18th 2016

The Making of Friedrich Nietzsche
The Quest for Identity, 1844-1869
by Daniel Blue
Review by Bob Lane on Sep 20th 2016

“Guns Don’t Kill People, People Kill People”
And Other Myths About Guns and Gun Control
by Dennis A. Henigan
Review by Bob Lane on Sep 6th 2016

Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue
by Sam Harris and Maajud Nawaz
Review by Bob Lane on Aug 2nd 2016

Old Age
A Beginner’s Guide
by Michael Kinsley
Review by Bob Lane, MA on May 26th 2016

Fine Lines
Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art
by Stephen H Blackwell and Kurt Johnson (Editors)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on May 17th 2016

How to Grow Old
Ancient Wisdom for the Second Half of Life
by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on May 10th 2016

Ethical Life
Its Natural and Social Histories
by Webb Keane
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Mar 22nd 2016

City of the Lost
A Thriller
by Kelley Armstrong
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Feb 16th 2016

Rousseau and the Dilemmas of Modernity
by Mark Hulliung (Editor)
Review by Bob Lane on Dec 22nd 2015

Heretic
Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Review by Bob Lane on Dec 1st 2015

Our Souls at Night
A Novel
by Kent Haruf
Review by Bob Lane on Oct 20th 2015

Benediction
A Novel
by Kent Haruf
Review by Bob Lane on Oct 6th 2015

Caught
The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics
by Marie Gottschalk
Review by Bob Lane on Aug 11th 2015

God and the Multiverse
Humanity’s Expanding View of the Cosmos
by Victor J. Stenger
Review by Bob Lane on Jun 30th 2015

Critical Condition
Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity
by Patrick Finn
Review by Bob Lane on Apr 21st 2015

Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality
Evolution, Culture, and Wisdom
by Darcia Narvaez
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 17th 2015

Understanding Love
Philosophy, Film, and Fiction
by Susan Wolf and Christopher Grau (Editors)
Review by Bob Lane on Feb 24th 2015

The Core Question: Who Am I?
A Reflective Journey Into Uncovering Your Authentic Self
by Mark Julian Zyga
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Feb 17th 2015

The Magic of Reality
How We Know What’s Really True
by Richard Dawkins
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 27th 2015

The Firmament of Time
by Loren Eiseley
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Dec 2nd 2014

Moral Imagination
Essays
by David Bromwich
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 25th 2014

The Star Thrower
by Loren Eiseley
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 4th 2014

Behind the Gospels
Understanding the Oral Tradition
by Eric Eve
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Oct 21st 2014

Kicking the Sky
A Novel
by Anthony De Sa
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Oct 14th 2014

Changes
Stories
by Robin Molineux
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 30th 2014

Bob Dylan and Philosophy
It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Thinking)
by Peter Vernezze and Carl Porter (Editors)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 9th 2014

Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 29th 2013

Steel Breeze
by Douglas Wynne
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 23rd 2013

Weakness
A Literary and Philosophical History
by Michael O’Sullivan
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 9th 2013

Crime and Punishment in America
Revised Edition
by Elliott Currie
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Apr 9th 2013

Art, Self and Knowledge
by Keith Lehrer
Review by Bob Lane, MA on May 1st 2012

Hemingway’s Second War
Bearing Witness to the Spanish Civil War
by Alex Vernon
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Apr 17th 2012

50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True
by Guy P. Harrison
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 20th 2012

The Three Failures of Creationism
Logic, Rhetoric, and Science
by Walter M. Fitch
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 13th 2012

From Neurons to Self-Consciousness
How the Brain Generates the Mind
by Bernard Korzeniewski
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Feb 21st 2012

America in the Forties
by Ronald Allen Goldberg
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 31st 2012

Confucianism
by Paul R. Goldin
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 17th 2012

Camp Z
The Secret Life of Rudolf Hess
by Stephen McGinty
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 10th 2012

Bang!
How We Came to Be
by Michael Rubino
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Dec 20th 2011

The Essential William James
by John R. Shook (Editor)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Dec 13th 2011

Moral Acquaintances and Moral Decisions
Resolving Moral Conflicts in Medical Ethics
by Stephen S. Hanson
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 8th 2011

Power Split
A Philosophical Thriller
by W. Ron Drynan
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Oct 25th 2011

The Philosophical Breakfast Club
Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World
by Laura J. Snyder
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 20th 2011

The Wolves of Andover
by Kathleen Kent
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 6th 2011

Idiot America
How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free
by Charles P. Pierce
Review by Bob Lane on Aug 16th 2011

Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life
How Evolutionary Theory Undermines Everything You Thought You Knew
by Steve Stewart-Williams
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Aug 9th 2011

Cleopatra
A Life
by Stacy Schiff
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 26th 2011

Unforgettable
DVD
by Tom Kleesiep (Writer/Producer/Director)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 7th 2011

Through A Dog’s Eyes
DVD
by Naomi S. Boak (Director)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on May 9th 2011

Galileo
by John Heilbron
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Apr 5th 2011

Consuming Innocence
Popular Culture and Our Children
by Karen Brooks
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 15th 2011

Out of Eden
Adam and Eve and the Problem of Evil
by Paul W. Kahn
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Feb 22nd 2011

Gifted
A Novel
by Nikita Lalwani
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 30th 2010

Thinking of Answers
Questions in the Philosophy of Everyday Life
by A. C. Grayling
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 9th 2010

William Blake on Self and Soul
by Laura Quinney
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 14th 2010

The Burden of Proof
by Scott Turow
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Aug 31st 2010

What Good Are the Arts?
by John Carey
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Aug 17th 2010

Persons
What Philosophers Say about You
by Warren Bourgeois
Review by Bob Lane on Jul 13th 2010

Cheever
A Life
by Blake Bailey
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 22nd 2010

Void Moon
by Michael Connelly
Review by Bob Lane, MA on May 11th 2010

William James on Ethics and Faith
by Michael R. Slater
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 23rd 2010

Once You Go Back
A Novel
by Douglas A. Martin
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 2nd 2010

Transformative Yoga
The Five Keys to Unlocking Inner Bliss
by Wade Imre Morissette
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 5th 2010

The Lives of the Brain
Human Evolution and the Organ of Mind
by John S. Allen
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 5th 2010

The Right Mistake
The Further Philosophical Investigations of Socrates Fortlow
by Walter Mosley
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Dec 15th 2009

The New Atheism
Taking a Stand for Science and Reason
by Victor J. Stenger
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 17th 2009

Cemetery Dance
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Review by Bob Lane on Oct 20th 2009

Darwin’s Universe
Evolution from A to Z
by Richard Milner
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Oct 6th 2009

Women’s Murder Club Box Set
Volume 2
by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 1st 2009

The Boy Who Dared
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 21st 2009

The Story Is True
The Art and Meaning of Telling Stories
by Bruce Jackson
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 9th 2009

Run for Your Life
by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 2nd 2009

The Whole Truth
by David Baldacci
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Apr 7th 2009

The Tenth Justice
by Brad Meltzer
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 10th 2009

The Stone Gods
by Jeanette Winterson
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 5th 2009

Pragmatism
A Guide for the Perplexed
by Robert B. Talisse and Scott F. Aikin
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Feb 24th 2009

Dead Even
by Brad Meltzer
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Feb 17th 2009

Divine Justice
by David Baldacci
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Feb 3rd 2009

Reason & Emancipation
Essays on the Philosophy of Kai Nielsen
by Michel Seymour and Matthias Fritsch (Editors)
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jan 27th 2009

The Modern Art of Dying
A History of Euthanasia in the United States
by Shai J. Lavi
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 13th 2009

Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Utopias And Dystopias
by Judith A. Little (Editor)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jan 6th 2009

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness
by Daniel Amen
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Dec 16th 2008

Shakespeare
A Life in Seven Chapters
by Edward S. Brubaker
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Nov 25th 2008

Mill’s Utilitarianism
A Reader’s Guide
by Henry R. West
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 4th 2008

Persons and Things
by Barbara Johnson
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Oct 14th 2008

Plato
A Guide for the Perplexed
by Gerald A. Press
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Oct 7th 2008

Einstein and Oppenheimer
The Meaning of Genius
by Silvan S. Schweber
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 23rd 2008

Science and Nonbelief
by Taner Edis
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 16th 2008

Notebooks 1951-1959
by Albert Camus
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Sep 2nd 2008

Black Elk Speaks
by John G. Neihardt
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Aug 19th 2008

Undermining Science
Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration
by Seth Shulman
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jul 29th 2008

Child 44
by Tom Rob Smith
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 17th 2008

Knowing, Knowledge and Beliefs
Epistemological Studies across Diverse Cultures
by Myint Swe Khine (Editor)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Jun 3rd 2008

Compulsion
An Alex Delaware Novel
by Jonathan Kellerman
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on May 27th 2008

The Calling
A Novel
by Inger Ash Wolfe
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on May 20th 2008

First Do No Harm
Law, Ethics, And Healthcare
by Sheila A. M. Mclean (Editor)
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Apr 29th 2008

God: The Failed Hypothesis
How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist
by Victor J Stenger
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Apr 15th 2008

The Meaning of Others
Narrative Studies of Relationships
by Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, and Dan P. McAdams (Editors)
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 25th 2008

The Woman and the Ape
A Novel
by Peter Hoeg
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Mar 11th 2008

Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion
by Francisco Ayala
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jan 22nd 2008

The Search for Meaning
A Short History
by Dennis Ford
Review by Bob Lane on Jan 1st 2008

The Extinction of Desire
A Tale of Enlightenment
by Michael Boylan
Review by Bob Lane, MA on Nov 27th 2007

Presocratics
Natural Philosophers Before Socrates
by James Warren
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Nov 6th 2007

Einstein
His Life and Universe
by Walter Isaacson
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Oct 30th 2007

Divisadero
by Michael Ondaatje
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Sep 25th 2007

Blind Spots
Why Smart People Do Dumb Things
by Madeleine L. Van Hecke
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Sep 18th 2007

The Top 10 Myths About Evolution
by Cameron M. Smith and Charles Sullivan
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Aug 21st 2007

The Ministry of Special Cases
A Novel
by Nathan Englander
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jul 31st 2007

The Decency Wars
Campaign to Cleanse American Culture
by Frederick S. Lane
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jul 24th 2007

The Castle in the Forest
A Novel
by Norman Mailer
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jul 17th 2007

Scandalous Knowledge
Science, Truth, and the Human
by Barbara Herrnstein Smith
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jul 3rd 2007

Pathways to Spirituality
Connection, Wholeness, and Possibility for Therapist and Client
by Bill O’Hanlon
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on Jun 12th 2007

Sartre
A Guide for the Perplexed
by Gary Cox
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on May 29th 2007

Across the River and Into the Trees
by Ernest Hemingway
Review by Bob Lane, M.A. on May 8th 2007

Don’t Believe Everything You Think
The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking
by Thomas E. Kida
Review by Bob Lane, MA. on May 1st 2007