The Resource Religion and the new atheism : a critical appraisal, edited by Amarnath Amarasingam

Religion and the new atheism : a critical appraisal, edited by Amarnath Amarasingam

Label
Religion and the new atheism : a critical appraisal
Title
Religion and the new atheism
Title remainder
a critical appraisal
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amarnath Amarasingam
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The term new atheism has been given to the recent barrage of bestselling books written by Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens, and others. These books and their authors have had a significant media presence and have only grown in popularity over the years. This book brings together scholars from religious studies, science, sociology of religion, sociology of science, philosophy, and theology to engage the new atheism and place it in the context of broader scholarly discourses. This volume will serve to contextualize and critically examine the claims, arguments and
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
211/.8
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2747.3
LC item number
.R47 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Studies in critical research on religion
  • Studies in critical social sciences,
Series volume
  • v. 1
  • v. 25
Label
Religion and the new atheism : a critical appraisal, edited by Amarnath Amarasingam
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-249) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Rory Dickson
  • What has atheism ever done for science?
  • Steve Fuller
  • Cognitive science and the new atheism
  • William Sims Bainbridge
  • One-dimensional rage : the social epistemology of the new atheism and fundamentalism
  • William A. Stahl
  • The new atheism and sociology : why here? why now? what next?
  • Stephen Bullivant
  • The new atheism and the secularization thesis
  • Introduction :
  • Michael Ian Borer
  • The new atheism and the empowerment of American freethinkers
  • Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith
  • Ethics, out-group altruism, and the new atheism
  • Gregory R. Peterson
  • Disparate destinations, parallel paths : an analysis of contemporary atheist and Christian parenting literature
  • Jeff Nall
  • Is God a hypothesis? : the new atheism, contemporary philosophy of religion, and philosophical confusion
  • Ryan C. Falcioni
  • what is the new atheism?
  • Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Judaism and atheism : the challenge of secular humanism
  • Robert L. Platzner
  • Beating 'God' to death : radical theology and the new atheism
  • Jeffrey W. Robbins and Christopher D. Rodkey
  • Religion as phantasmagoria : Islam in The end of faith
Control code
ocn667295439
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 253 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004190535
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612787058
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
278705
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35975453
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)667295439
  • pebcs9004190538

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