Founding Publisher, Skeptic magazine
Presidential Fellow, Chapman University
What he Studies
The psychology of belief, how our ideas change our behaviors, and the history of science and moral progress.
in the news
Michael Shermer argues that “moral progress” can be directly attributed to the values associated with the West’s embrace of science and reason, which he traces to the beginning of the Enlightenment in the 17th century.
The arc of the moral universe really is bending toward progress.
— Scientific American