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A short history of western atheism.

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Published by Pemberton Books in London .
Written in English


  • Atheism -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesThe Humanist library
LC ClassificationsBL2747.3 .T5
The Physical Object
Pagination[viii], 143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5327975M
ISBN 100301711011, 030171102X
LC Control Number72180922

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Western Atheism: A Short History was first published in This edition is a republication by one of my favorite publishers, Prometheus Books. Although there are many books and collections on atheism that were published before '71, this is one of the early (relatively speaking) historical works on atheism, as Thrower points out in the afterword/5. A short history of western atheism (The Humanist library) Hardcover – by James Thrower (Author)Cited by: 5. Jul 29,  · Western Atheism: A Short History - Kindle edition by James Thrower. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Western Atheism: A Short History/5(7). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

A Short History of Atheism and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: Dec 10,  · Hyman’s A Short History of Atheism traces the route by which modern epistemological discussion produced atheism. He contends that subjectivist Enlightenment epistemologies, both rational and empirical, shaped a modern conception of God shared by both atheists and theists. Your next book is one I’ve not come across before, James Thrower’s Western Atheism: A Short History. I brought this book in because when I was writing my book on atheism, Atheism: A Very Short Introduction, I was looking for some history. There was very little written about that. Apr 30,  · Atheism is now sometimes discussed as though it began with the publication of Richard Dawkins 's The God Delusion in To put these recent debates – or more often than not, flaming rows – in some sort of perspective, a thorough history of atheism is long overdue.

Jan 16,  · Buy A Short History of Atheism (Library of Modern Religion) by Gavin Hyman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). The same goes for a lot of the listed books. The one omission I am /very/ surprised about is there is no sign of the bible itself, from conversations I had with, and reading about atheists around the world from now going back many years. I would say the bible has created more atheists than all the books . Jan 01,  · A Short History of Atheism. The last few years have seen a remarkable surge of popular interest in the topic of atheism. Books about atheism by writers like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have figured prominently in bestseller lists and have attracted widespread discussion in /5. Buy Western Atheism: A Short History by James A. Thrower (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).