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Atheism: A Very Short Introduction

Atheism: A Very Short Introduction
Author: Julian Baggini
ISBN 13: 9780192804242
ISBN 10: 192804243
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2003-08-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 136
List Price: $11.95

Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief which is characterised by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion. 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, and moral. It also confronts the failure of officially atheist states in the Twentieth Century. The book presents an intellectual case for atheism that rests as much upon positive arguments for its truth as on negative arguments against religion.