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The Devil's delusion : atheism and its scientific pretensions

Author: David Berlinski
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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A secular Jew, Berlinski nonetheless delivers a biting defense of religious thought. This incisive book explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it can be--indeed must be--the ultimate touchstone for understanding the world--Cf publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Berlinski
ISBN: 9780465019373 0465019374
OCLC Number: 401147024
Notes: "Published in the United States in 2008 by Crown Forum"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xvii, 237 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: No gods before me --
Nights of doubt --
Horses do not fly --
The cause --
The reason --
A put-up job --
A curious proof that God does not exist --
Our inner ape, a darling, and the human mind --
Miracles in our time --
The cardinal and his cathedral.
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