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Atheism : the basics / Graham Oppy.

Author/creator Oppy, Graham, 1960- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description182 pages ; 21 cm.
Subject(s)
Series The basics
Basics (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Hitching a ride with Arthur Dent -- Setting the record straight -- Snapshots from history -- Facts and figures -- Common complaints -- Reasons and arguments -- On the road again.
Summary 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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018018350
ISBN9781138506916 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN1138506915 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN9781138506961 paperback alkaline paper
ISBN1138506966 paperback alkaline paper
ISBNelectronic book

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