A History of Atheism in Britain (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2013-04-11
Förlag
Routledge
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
52:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780415822114
A History of Atheism in Britain (inbunden)

A History of Atheism in Britain

From Hobbes to Russell

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Probably no doctrine has excited as much horror and abuse as atheism. This first history of British atheism, first published in 1987, tries to explain this reaction while exhibiting the development of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. Although avowed atheism appeared surprisingly late - 1782 in Britain - there were covert atheists in the middle seventeenth century. By tracing its development from so early a date, Dr Berman gives an account of an important and fascinating strand of intellectual history.
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Reviews of the original edition: `Berman's careful survey will be a useful reminder of the relative youth of open disbelief in religion.' TLS `a fascinating glimpse into the minds of many people struggling with the God problem...meticulous documentation...a real and significant contribution to the history of British atheism in its formative stages.' American Rationalist

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Preface 1. The Repression of Atheism 2. Restoration Atheists: Foundling Followers of Hobbes 3. Anthony Collins' Atheology 4. The Suppression of `Atheism' 5. The Birth of Avowed Atheism: 1782-1797 6. Shelley's Deicide 7. The Struggle of Theoretical Atheism over Practical Atheism 8. The Causes of Atheism 9. The Atheists: 1822-1842 10. Militant and Academic Atheism Epilogue: The Ethics of Unbelief