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Atheism: The Basics - 
      Graham Oppy

Atheism: The Basics

«<p>'This is an important, and notably even-handed, contribution to our understanding of atheism and atheists. It is fascinating, eye-opening, admirably careful, and always clear.'</p> <p>Russell Blackford, <em>University of Newcastle, Australia</em></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>'Oppy provides a concise, informative, and highly engaging introduction to the subject, dispelling many of the most common misconceptions about atheism and atheists. The biographical profiles of notable atheists in world history bring out the human side of atheism. If you are looking for a brief introduction to atheism, you cannot do better than this book.'</p> <p></p> <p>Neil A. Manson, <i>University of Mississippi, USA</i></p> <p>'This is an intriguing, fact-filled book that anyone interested in atheism and theism ought to read. Oppy is one of atheism’s foremost academic defenders and this book provides a succinct and accessibl»

Atheism: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to belief in the non-existence of deities. Atheism has long fascinated people but debate around this controversial position may seem daunting. Les mer
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Atheism: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to belief in the non-existence of deities. Atheism has long fascinated people but debate around this controversial position may seem daunting. In this lively and lucid book, Graham Oppy addresses the following important questions:


* What does it mean to be an atheist?


* What is the difference between atheism, agnosticism, theism and innocence?


* How has atheism been distributed over time and place?


* What does science tell us about atheism?


* Are there good reasons to be an atheist?


* Are there good reasons not to be an atheist?


* What do we mean by 'new atheism'?





With a glossary of key terms and suggestions for further reading throughout, the book considers key philosophical arguments around atheism, making this an ideal starting point for anyone seeking a full introduction to the arguments between those who hold atheistic beliefs and those who do not.
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Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 182
ISBN: 9781138506961
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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Setting the Record Straight







Snapshots from History







Facts and Figures







Common Complaints







Reasons and Arguments







On the Road Again







What to Read Next







Glossary of Key Terms





Bibliography


Index
Graham Oppy is Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, Australia.