Icons of Unbelief: Atheists, Agnostics, and Secularists (Greenwood Icons)

Icons of Unbelief: Atheists, Agnostics, and Secularists (Greenwood Icons)

By: S. T. Joshi (editor)Hardback

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Discusses the ideas and impact of 27 atheists, agnostics, and secularists whose ideas have shaped society over the last 200 years. Included are alphabetically arranged entries on 27 iconic figures of unbelief, such as: Charles Bradlaugh Richard Dawkins Daniel C. Dennett Albert Einstein The Existentialists The Founding Fathers Sigmund Freud Sam Harris Robert G. Ingersoll Friedrich Nietzsche Madalyn Murray O'Hair Mark Twain Voltaire

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About Author

S. T. Joshi is an independent scholar and the author or editor of numerous books, including Icons of Horror and the Supernatural (Greenwood, 2007), Supernatural Literature of the World: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 2005), Atheism: A Reader (2000), God's Defenders: What They Believe and Why They Are Wrong (2003), and The Agnostic Reader (2007). He is also founder and editor of Lovecraft Studies and Studies in Weird Fiction.

Contents

Preface Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Jenin Younes Charles Bradlaugh, David Tribe Richard Dawkins, Donald R. Burleson Daniel C. Dennett, Richard Gillilan John Dewey, John Shook Albert Einstein, Mauro Murzi The Existentialists, Max Deutscher The Founding Fathers, Edd Doerr Sigmund Freud, Kirk Bingaman Sam Harris, Jenin Younes Thomas Henry Huxley, Sherrie Lyons Robert G. Ingersoll, Tom Flynn Paul Kurtz, Bill Cooke Corliss Lamont, Bill Cooke H. P. Lovecraft, Robert M. Price H. L. Mencken, S. T. Joshi John Stuart Mill, S. T. Joshi Kai Nielsen, Bla Szabados and Andrew Lugg Friedrich Nietzsche, Weaver Santaniello Madalyn Murray OHair, Frank R. Zindler The Philosophes, Wilda Anderson Bertrand Russell, Keith M. Parsons Carl Sagan, John Shook Leslie Stephen, S. T. Joshi Mark Twain, Richard Bleiler Gore Vidal, S. T. Joshi Voltaire, Jean-Claude Pecker General Bibliography About the Contributors

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780313347597
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 476
  • ID: 9780313347597
  • weight: 1157
  • ISBN10: 031334759X

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