3. Antinatalism Books

Title: Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence
Published: October 19th 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Author: David Benatar

Title: Confessions of an Antinatalist
Published: April 20th 2010
Publisher: Nine-Banded Books
Author: Jim Crawford

Title: The Trouble with Being Born
Published: 1973
Publisher: Arcade Publishing (1998)
Author: Emil Cioran

Title: The Conspiracy Against The Human Race
Published: June 25th 2010
Publisher: Hippocampus Press
Author: Thomas Ligotti

Title: On the Suffering of the World
Published: Original unclear, but pre-1860.
Republished in 02 September 2004
Publisher: Penguin Books (2004)
Author:  Arhur Schopenhauer
Public Domain. Read it here. Listen to it here.

Arthur Schopenhauer – On The Vanity of Existence

The Vanity of Existence
Published: Original unclear, but pre-1860.
Republished in 02 September 2004
Penguin Books (2004)
:  Arhur Schopenhauer
Public Domain. Read here. Listen to it here 

There are other books too, but these are the ones I am most familiar with. For a more complete list check the Antinatalism Facebook group. There is a very good and frequently updated section under Files > Reading Material.

16 Responses to 3. Antinatalism Books

    Colin Feltham says:

    Very interesting website. Is anyone trying to get Zapffe translated into English? Does anyone know of likely English language publishers for a book I am writing along Zapffean lines?

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