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.
Author: Graham Oppy Language: EnglishBinding: PaperbackPages: 190Publisher: RoutledgePublication Date: 2018-10-11