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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How much do you know about this belief system? No keywords specified fix it. Similarly it is futile for atheists to attack the religious with arguments undermining their reasons for belief if they are not genuine reasons for belief at all.

Oxford University Introductioh is a department of the University of Oxford. Is it acceptance as true of something you have not yourself experienced?

Atheism: A Very Short Introduction by Julian Baggini

This book provides a brief outline of the naturalistic outlook of atheists. Conclusion End Matter References and further reading Index.

Common terms and phrases A. Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief that is characterized by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion. Choose your country or region Close.


Atheism: A Very Short Introduction

A Very Short Introduction, is mainly because the stance seems to be headed by some pretty dogmatic individuals as of late. Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. A very short and clear introduction to atheism. Meaning and purpose 5.

Not believing in organized religion is NOT not believing in God. A quick and easy read for anybody interested in atheism, believers and nonbelievers alike.

Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction. Public Health and Epidemiology. I found it a little hard going in places and I’ve read a fair amount of philosophy.

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Atheism: A Very Short Introduction – Julian Baggini – Oxford University Press

The next two chapters address two of the most common attacks on atheism that one hears from the religious. But that all might be lies, just like the stuff about the moon landings in As such this or so page introduction manages to be quite an informative read.

He argues that change can only come from open communication and understanding. A well writing book and I look forward to reading other books in this series. In the case of fascism, the facts simply don’t add up. They have made up their mind and there is no going back julixn reevaluate now. God loves the chickens.


To get down to the essence of it, this book was very informative despite being so informative that it was often hard to appropriately digest everything being thrown at me. This is definitely one of those books.

Baggimi am giving the book 4 stars for substance, readability, and resources for future research, though I personally had a 2-star reading experience. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. A very short introduction Julian Baggini It’s entirely couched within a framework and discussion about the nature of argumentation and direct and indirect evidence.