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Atheism: the Basics

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ISBN-10: 1138506966

ISBN-13: 9781138506961

Edition: 2019

Authors: Graham Oppy

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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 tells 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…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/17/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Graham Oppy is Professor of Philosophy at Monash University. He is the author of: Ontological Arguments and Belief in God (1996); Philosophical Perspectives on Infinity (2006); Arguing about Gods (2006); Reading Philosophy of Religion (2010, with Michael Scott); and co-editor of The History of Western Philosophy of Religion (2009, with Nick Trakakis).