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Atheism [electronic resource] : a guide for the perplexed.

Author/Creator:
Walters, Kerry.
Publication:
London : Continuum International Publishing, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (204 p.)
Series:
Guides for the Perplexed
Guides for the Perplexed
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Subjects:
Atheism.
Local subjects:
Atheism. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Atheism: A Guide for the Perplexed moves beyond the polemics to present an overview of atheism that is rigorous but still accessible to the educated layperson as well as to the undergraduate student in philosophy and theology. After a preliminary investigation of what atheists mean when they use the words "atheism" and "God"GÇöa much more complex investigation than one might suspectGÇöthe book explores the differences and similarities between "old" and "new" atheism; places atheism of either variety in context by examining the naturalistic worldview that grounds it; provides a short historical
Contents:
Contents; Introduction: What This Book Isn't and What It Is; Chapter 1 What Is Atheism?; Chapter 2 The Atheist Worldview; Chapter 3 Refuting Theistic "Proofs"; Chapter 4 Why God Can't Exist; Chapter 5 The Natural History of Religion; Chapter 6 A Godless Morality; Chapter 7 Sisyphus' Question; Chapter 8 An Atheist Spirituality?; Works Cited; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-282-87664-3
9786612876646
1-4411-8794-4
OCLC:
676696343