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The atheist's guide to reality : enjoying life without illusions

Author: Alexander Rosenberg
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A tough test of the intellectual mettle of the armchair atheists and those teetering between faith and committing to life without it."-Boston Globe

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Rosenberg
ISBN: 9780393344110 0393344118
OCLC Number: 824727110
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 352 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Answering Life's Persistent Questions: Do You Want Stories or Reality? --
ch. 2 The Nature of Reality: The Physical Facts Fix All the Facts --
ch. 3 How Physics Fakes Design --
ch. 4 IKEA Didn't Make Natural History: Good Design Is Rare, Expensive, and Accidental --
ch. 5 Morality: The Bad News --
ch. 6 The Good News: Nice Nihilism --
ch. 7 Never Let Your Conscious Be Your Guide --
ch. 8 The Brain Does Everything without Thinking about Anything at All --
ch. 9 Farewell to the Purpose-Driven Life --
ch. 10 You've Got to Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously --
ch. 11 History Debunked --
ch. 12 Living with Scientism: Ethics, Politics, the Humanities, and Prozac as Needed.
Responsibility: Alex Rosenberg.
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