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The God argument : the case against religion and for humanism.

Author: A C Grayling
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthony Grayling offers a definitive examination of the arguments for and against religion and religious belief, and an in-depth exploration of the humanist outlook that recommends itself as the ethics of the genuinely reflective person.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Grayling
ISBN: 9781620401903 1620401908
OCLC Number: 811597565
Description: x, 269 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Clarifications --
Naming and describing a 'god' --
The origins of religion --
An axe to the root --
Knowledge, belief and rationality --
Agnosticism, atheism and proof --
Theistic arguments --
Arguing by design --
Arguing by definition --
Causes, wagers and morals --
Creationism and 'intelligent design' --
The three debates --
Humanism: the ethics of humanity --
Humanism and the good life --
Putting the world to rights --
Shared humanity, human diversity --
The ethical and the moral --
A humanist on love, sex and drugs --
Humanism, death and the ends of life --
Religion revisited --
Humanism and the ethical dimension --
The better alternative.

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Anthony Grayling offers a definitive examination of the arguments for and against religion and religious belief, and an in-depth exploration of the humanist outlook that recommends itself as the ethics of the genuinely reflective person.

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