Select Bibliography

The list below is not meant to be exhaustive. We've chosen to include primarily those books and journal articles that were particularly formative during the early stages of project development.
Order by: Title Publication Year

The Last Best Hope

by Steven Crowell

Hope: Its Nature and Measurement.

by Anthony Scioli, Michael Ricci, Than Nyugen, and Erica R Scioli

Hopes and Dreams

by Adrienne M Martin

Cultures of Optimism

by Oliver Bennett

The Keenness of Hope

by Catherine Chalier and Peter Hanly


by Charles S Carver, Michael F Scheier, and Suzanne C Segerstrom


by Timothy McGrew

Moral Arguments

by C. Stephen Evans

Analysing Hope

by Nicholas Smith

Alief and Belief

by Tamar Szabó Gendler

Modes of Hoping

by Darren Webb

Kant on God

by Peter Byrne

The Art of Good Hope

by Victoria McGeer

Measuring Hope

by Martha H. Stoner

Faith and Hope

by David Clarke

Morality and God

by Richard Swinburne

God and the Moral Order

by C. Stephen Layman

Kant on Miracles

by A. T. Nuyen

Kant on Possible Hope

by Sidney Axinn

The Value of Hope

by Luc Bovens

Development and Validation of the State Hope Scale

by C. Rick Snyder, Susie C. Sympson, Florence C. Ybasco, Tyrone F. Borders, Michael A. Babyak, and Raymond L. Higgins

Moral Faith

by Robert Merrihew Adams

Need State and the Illusion of Control

by Paul M. Biner, Shannon T. Angle, James H. Park, Anthony E. Mellinger, and Brian C. Barber

Delineating the Concept of Hope

by Janice M. Morse and Barbara Doberneck

More Illusions

by J Shedler, M Mayman, and M Manis

Optimism and Fundamentalism

by Sheena Sethi and Martin E.P. Seligman

Effect of Anxiety on Optimism

by Christopher Dewberry and Susan Richardson

Unrealistic Pessimism

Dariusz Dolinski, Wojciech Gromski, and Ewa Zawisza

Does Ethics Need God?

by Linda Zagzebski

The Attributional Style Questionnaire

by Christopher Peterson, Amy Semmel, Carl von Baeyer, Lyn Y. Abramson, Gerald I. Metalsky, and Martin E. P. Seligman

Kant's Doctrine of Hope

by Philip Rossi

Kant's Moral Argument

by James L. Muyskens


by J.P. Day