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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I can’t say it was a page-turner, but it was very well researched. Making fun of Christians and tbeir beliefs is NOT how to make a good argument for your side. A balanced and succinct introduction to atheism. Julian Baggini is editor and co-founder of The Philosophers’ Magazine. It also confronts the failure of officially atheist states in the Twentieth Century. Great Introduction to Atheism Jun 02, Ahmad Sharabiani rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 02, Xiaoqing Wang rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

So if we are not justified in believing anything we are not sure of, we would have to suspend belief about everything. Aug 12, Eric Lopez rated it really liked it.


These are factor over which no one has any choice. Another six chickens this week. Buijs – – Sophia 48 1: Refresh and try again.

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Some of it wasn’t exactly the most coherently written, but overall it was very intelligently written often being too intelligently written and philosophy-based for me!

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.

All the European fascist movements were populated by people with either deep ties to conservative churches to to people with profound ties to supernaturalism. Atheist ethics ; 4. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Jul 12, Hairuo rated it it was amazing Shelves: I recommend for those who are looking for a hard case for atheism. Baggini is very respectful of religion and even provides references to other religious works for those he has not convinced of the higher rationality of atheism.

Atheism: A Very Short Introduction

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access ayheism, please see the token for information about how to register your code. Feb 21, Jimmy rated it it was amazing. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

I found it a little hard going in places and I’ve read a fair amount of philosophy. It would be too dangerous to do so. The case for atheism 3. One thing that did bother me was the dispersion of pictures throughout the book to illustrate his ideas for example, a picture of Albert Camus when referencing him that ultimately just felt clutterin This was really something.


Kai Nielsen – – Prometheus Books. Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief that juljan characterized by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion.

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Julian Baggini, Atheism: A Very Short Introduction – PhilPapers

Julian Baggini is a British philosopher and the author of several books about philosophy written for a general audience.

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If you have not read about Atheism, I’d recommend this introductory. The first is that atheism entails a lack of morals.

What’s mysterious about this claim is that most people can’t tell you what that purpose is. He argues that change can only come from open communication and understanding.