Welcome to The Philosophy of Paradise

Our project investigates philosophical issues surrounding the concept of heaven. It is funded by a grant from the Immortality Project based at University of California at Riverside and underwritten by the John Templeton Foundation. The co-investigators are Dr. Eric J. Silverman and Dr. Ryan Byerly. 


  • Essay Contest Concluded Our Essay Contest has concluded. Our sections on the Essay Contest and The Book have been modified to reflect this change and to list the new contributors to our project
    Posted Feb 6, 2015, 5:51 AM by Eric Silverman
  • Website Opened An initial website shell for The Paradise Project has been opened.
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 12:17 PM by Eric Silverman
  • Coverage of the Philosophy of Paradise The Daily News recently ran a front page article about our project. Access to the article is free with registration. http://articles.dailypress.com/2014-07-14/news/dp-nws ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2015, 6:39 AM by Eric Silverman
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