50 Great Myths about Atheism

50 Great Myths about Atheism


Tackling a host of myths and prejudices commonly leveled at atheism, this captivating volume bursts with sparkling, eloquent arguments on every page. The authors rebut claims that range from atheism being just another religion to the alleged atrocities committed in its name.

  • An accessible yet scholarly commentary on hot-button issues in the debate over religious belief
  • Teaches critical thinking skills through detailed, rational argument
  • Objectively considers each myth on its merits
  • Includes a history of atheism and its advocates, an appendix detailing atheist organizations, and an extensive bibliography
  • Explains the differences between atheism and related concepts such as agnosticism and naturalism

Table of contents

Chapter 1 What is Atheism? (pages 933):
Chapter 2 Atheist Living (pages 3458):
Chapter 3 Atheism, Ethics, and the Soul (pages 5978):
Chapter 4 Name Calling (pages 7998):
Chapter 5 Horrible, Strident Atheists (pages 99130):
Chapter 6 Faith and Reason (pages 131145):
Chapter 7 Religion and Science (pages 146175):
Chapter 8 No Future for Atheism? (pages 176188):
Chapter 9 The Rise of Modern Atheism (pages 187235):


  • Author: Russell Blackford, Udo Schklenk(auth.)
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • ISBN-10: 0470674040
  • ISBN-13: 9780470674048, 9781118607725
  • Pages: 281
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 2.7M
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