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The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever


Howard Phillips Lovecraft
George Orwell
Mark Twain
John Updike
Richard Dawkins
Salman Rushdie
Bertrand Russell
Carl Sagan
Ian McEwan
Thomas Hardy
Joseph Conrad
George Eliot
Christopher Hitchens
Penn Jillette
Lucretius
Omar ám
Thomas Hobbes
Benedict De Spinoza
David Hume
James Boswell
Percy Bysshe Shelley
John Stuart Mill
Karl Marx
Charles Darwin
Leslie Stephen
Anatole France
Emma Goldman
Carl Van Doren
Henry Louis Mencken
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
John Betjeman
Chapman Cohen
Philip Larkin
Martin Gardner
J L Mackie
Michael Shermer
Alfred J Ayer
Daniel C Dennett
Charles Templeton
Victor Stenger
Elizabeth Anderson
Steven Weinberg
Ibn Warraq
Sam Harris
Anthony C Grayling
Ayaan Hirsi Ali

ISBN: 9780306816086
Year of publication: 2007

the Portable Atheist ESSENTIAL READINGS FOR THE NONBELIEVER selected and with introductions by CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS Dedicated to the memory of Primo Levi 19191987 who had the moral fortitude to refuse false consolation even while enduring the selection process in Auschwitz: Silence slowly prevails and then, from my bunk on the top row, I see and hear old Kuhn praying aloud, with his beret on his head, swaying backwards and forwards violently. Kuhn is thanking God because he has not been chosen. ...

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