Atheism: A Very Short Introduction sets out to dispel the myths that surround atheism and show how a life without religious belief can be positive, meaningful, . Atheism: A Very Short Introduction. Julian Baggini. Abstract. Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief that is characterized by a. Julian Baggini. ATHEISM. A Very Short Introduction. OXFORD. UNIVERSITY PRESS atheists looking for a systematic defence and explanation of their position.
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Jul 17, Nicole rated it it was amazing. If you have not read about Atheism, I’d recommend this introductory. Open Preview See a Problem? Earth Sciences and Geography. Choose your country or region Bsggini. Atheist ethics ; 4.
Atheism: A Very Short Introduction
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Chapter 6 brings together many nagging issues that bothered me as I read the rest of the book. He views the closed and reactionary world of militant atheist to be just as harmful as religious fundamentalism even if he does have some sympathy for their goals.
Sign in Create an account. The Interviews with Jeremy Stangroom. Selected pages Title Page. A very short introduction but it thoroughly covers the subject without neither hasty description nor tedious discussion. shoet
A Very Short Introduction sets out to dispel the myths that surround atheism and show how a life without religious belief can be positive, meaningful, and moral. The suort at that time had about employees. This strikes me as deeply wrong. It also confronts the failure of officially atheist states in the Twentieth Atheism: Kai Nielsen – – Prometheus Books. Paperbackpages.
I thoroughly enjoyed the style of writing. This book provides a brief outline of the naturalistic outlook of atheists.
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Kierkegaard and Evans on the Problem of Inttroduction. That’s why I gave it three stars. If you have not read about Atheism, I’d recommend this introductory. He is the author of several books on philosophy including Making Sense: As such, my idea of the ‘New Atheist’ movement has been shaky to say the least.
Julian Baggini, Atheism: A Very Short Introduction – PhilPapers
Do you think of atheists as immoral pessimists who live their lives without meaning, purpose, or values? Buijs – – Sophia 48 1: I am giving the book 4 stars for substance, readability, and resources for future research, though I personally had a 2-star reading experience. This book and 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God have become that height marker for me when it comes to discussing atheism. Now brother fox, is that not why the good God put Sainsburys and Asda and Tesco right here on this earth?
Conclusion End Matter References and further reading Index. Baggini spills a fair amount of ink showing that even under most religious belief-sets the notion of goodness and the notion of God are distinct, so there is no particular reason that people without a god can’t be moral. So if we are not justified in believing anything we are not sure of, we would have to suspend belief about everything. By the end of the book I was bored and ready to move on to something else.
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Atheism: A Very Short Introduction – Julian Baggini – Oxford University Press
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It also confronts the failure of Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief which is characterised by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion.