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The Portable Atheist

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Informationen zum Autor Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. His numerous books include Letters to a Youn... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. His numerous books include Letters to a Young Contrarian and Why Orwell Matters. Klappentext Hitchens, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of "God Is Not Great," selects and introduces an illuminating collection of the most essential and influential writings for the non-believer, including selections from Charles Darwin, Thomas Jefferson, Richard Dawkins, and others. Zusammenfassung From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great , a provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages- with never-before-published pieces by Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, and Ayaan Hirsi Ali.Christopher Hitchens continues to make the case for a splendidly godless universe in this first-ever gathering of the influential voices- past and present- that have shaped his side of the current (and raging) God/no-god debate. With Hitchens as your erudite and witty guide, you'll be led through a wealth of philosophy, literature, and scientific inquiry, including generous portions of the words of Lucretius, Benedict de Spinoza, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Mark Twain, George Eliot, Bertrand Russell, Emma Goldman, H. L. Mencken, Albert Einstein, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and many others well-known and lesser known. And they're all set in context and commented upon as only Christopher Hitchens- political and literary journalist extraordinaire" ( Los Angeles Times )- can. Atheist? Believer? Uncertain? No matter: The Portable Atheist will speak to you and engage you every step of the way.

Autorentext
Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. His numerous books include Letters to a Young Contrarian and Why Orwell Matters.

Klappentext

Hitchens, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of "God Is Not Great," selects and introduces an illuminating collection of the most essential and influential writings for the non-believer, including selections from Charles Darwin, Thomas Jefferson, Richard Dawkins, and others.



Zusammenfassung
From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great , a provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages- with never-before-published pieces by Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, and Ayaan Hirsi Ali.Christopher Hitchens continues to make the case for a splendidly godless universe in this first-ever gathering of the influential voices- past and present- that have shaped his side of the current (and raging) God/no-god debate. With Hitchens as your erudite and witty guide, you'll be led through a wealth of philosophy, literature, and scientific inquiry, including generous portions of the words of Lucretius, Benedict de Spinoza, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Mark Twain, George Eliot, Bertrand Russell, Emma Goldman, H. L. Mencken, Albert Einstein, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and many others well-known and lesser known. And they're all set in context and commented upon as only Christopher Hitchens- political and literary journalist extraordinaire" ( Los Angeles Times )- can. Atheist? Believer? Uncertain? No matter: The Portable Atheist will speak to you and engage you every step of the way.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Portable Atheist
Untertitel: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever
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EAN: 9780306816086
ISBN: 978-0-306-81608-6
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Little, Brown and Company
Genre: Sonstige Literatur
Anzahl Seiten: 528
Gewicht: 554g
Größe: H232mm x B149mm x T35mm
Jahr: 2007