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Oct 03, D. Books of any genre written by atheists and agnostics? Of course the author latter shoots himself in the foot by stating: Jul 30, Joel Sassone added it.

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However, have no fear! Often tedious, derivative, and repetitive. Despite the strong influence of his day job, Paulos says, there isnt a single mathematical formula in the book.


Good, short book, but it didn’t really cover any new ground or re-cover ground in a new way. On the playlist are the firstcause argument, the argument from design, the ontological argument, irreligiom from faith and biblical codes, the argument from the anthropic principle, the moral universality argument, and others. Atheists, secular humanists, agnostics. The author is a mathematician, so I thought he would avoid low-hanging fruit and elofio on the refined arguments for deism which so trouble intelligent people.

It explores realms where words have no meaning in this plane. Even when the logic gets a little too text-book-y, Paulos irreligikn with some nicely concise prose. Your average atheist or agnostic already knows these arguments. Over all a good read.

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Quattro paginette in cui, trascurando il consiglio dell’autore di non “attaccare aggressivamente e sul piano personale la fede degli altri bollandola come cumulo di sciocchezze”, Odiffredi parte in quarta affermando, non si sa con quanta ironia, che i credenti renderebbero “questo mondo molto peggiore con la loro presenza”, e ammonendoci poi che “sarebbe un eccesso di stima [sia mai!


If a Beatles song were to describe the logical fallacies underlying belief in a god, that is. Instead, it is helpful in getting an overview of the entire range of various traditional arguments.

Some atheists will be put off by that too. Until it bites them in the I found it on my shelves and read it as I enjoyed other more mathematical books by Paulos.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Books by John Allen Paulos. Easier to read than most books of this genre, at times the author does wander off a bit with difficult references.

And not too long. Atheist authors such as John Allen Paulos strive to bring out a contrarian streak in their readers, but they may get more than they bargain for – though I’ve been living religion-free for over a year now, I have yet to find an atheist book that doesn’t disappoint me in some way.