Appearances

To contact John Horgan about an event, email him at jhorgan@​highlands.com. Below is a list of recent appearances.

May 29-31, 2014. Talks on physics, "big data" and the end of war at "How the light gets in," ideas festival in Hay-on-Wye, England,
February 1, 2014. Lecture on "The End of War," Vaasa University, Finland.
June 13, 2013. Lecture on "The End of War," Military Affairs Symposium, New York City.
May 18, 2013. Lecture on "The End of War," Rotary Club International, Ellenville, New York.
April 23, 2013. Interview on science and religion, "Interfaith Radio."
March 23, 2013. Interview on "The End of War" on Sirius Radio.
January 8, 2013. Lecture on "The End of War," Players Club, New York City.
November 6, 2012. Talk to graduate program in science journalism, Boston University.
November 5, 2012. Talk to seminar in Science and Technology Studies, Harvard University.
October 27, 2012. Participation in panel discussion on war and gender, Helix Center, New York City.
September 20, 2012. Talk at Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, Beacon, New York.
August 18, 2012. Keynote address at 14th Annual Kateri Tekakwitha Peace Conference, Fonda, New York.
July 23, 2012. Interview on The Shift Network. http:/​ /​ summit.summerofpeace.net/​ node/​ 2386/​ dl
July 20, 2012. Interview on Veteran's Voice Radio Show, KBOO 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon. http:/​ /​ kboo.fm/​ node/​ 37078
June 13, 2012. Interview for "End of War" series by Brian Lehrer of WNYC (NPR affiliate).
http:/​ /​ www.thegreenespace.org/​ events/​ thegreenespace/​ 2012/​ jun/​ 13/​ brian-lehrer-show-live/​
May 28, 2012. Interview on "The Takeaway," NPR show.
http:/​ /​ www.thetakeaway.org/​ 2012/​ may/​ 28/​ preview-new-brian-lehrer-show-series-end-war/​
May 20, 2012. Talk at Desmond-Fish Library, Garrison, New York.
April 26, 2012. Talk at Hastings Center for Bioethics, Garrison, New York.
http:/​ /​ www.thehastingscenter.org/​ News/​ Detail.aspx?id=5816
April 26, 2012. Talk at the Hastings Center for Bioethics, Garrison, New York.
April 11, 2012. Talk with Dean Lisa Dolling at Stevens Institute of Technology.
April 3, 2012. Talk at McNally Jackson Bookstore, New York City.
March 29, 2012. Talk at Columbia University.
March 7, 2012. Talk at Rutgers University.
February 23, 2012. Interview on Voice of American (international television and radio broadcast).
February 18, 2012. Interview on Big Think, internet television program.
February 15, 2012. Interview with Lee Hotz of the Wall Street Journal, New York University's Carter Journalism Institute.
February 13, 2012. Interview on The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio (NPR affiliate).
January 24, 2012. Interview on The Diane Rehm Show (nationally broadcast NPR program).
January 13, 2012. Interview on The Dylan Ratigan Show, MSNBC TV.
April 6, 2011. Panel on Science and Religion, Seton Hall University.
October 2010. “Can Science Explain Religion?” Lecture at Manhattan College.
January 17, 2010. Lecture at 8th Swiss Biennial on Science, Technics and Aesthetics, Lucerne, Switzerland.

Selected Works

War
McSweeney's Books, paperback edition, 2014.
"Cross-check" (Scientific American blog), August 12, 2014.
Review of Steven Pinker's "The Better Angels of Our Nature," Slate, October 3, 2011
A rebuttal of the deep-roots theory of warfare. Discover, June 2012.
Drones may soon become ubiquitous in U.S. skies.
Brain and Mind
Don't hold your breath for the Singularity. IEEE Spectrum, June 2008.
Article on scientific explanations of religious experiences, Discover, December 2006.
Profile of Jose Delgado, pioneer of brain implants, Scientific American, October 2005.
Investigation of controversial "grandmother-cell" hypothesis. Discover, June 2005.
Investigation of peyote use in Native American Church. Discover, February 2003.
Misc.
Tenth-anniversay update of The End of Science. Discover, October 2006.
Chronicle of Higher Education, April 7, 2006.
New York Times, August 12, 2005
New York Times, December 12, 2004
A list of articles written for Scientific American and other publications.
Rational Mysticism Outtakes
An account of Horgan's efforts to achieve satori in a Zen class.
A profile of the German anthropologist and authority on shamanism Christian Ratsch.
A profile of Diana Alstad and Joel Kramer, authors of The Guru Papers.
A profile of the Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast.
A profile of the British Buddhist Stephen Batchelor.
A profile of the guru Andrew Cohen, founder of What Is Enlightenment?
Books