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The Oxford Handbook of Atheism

edited by Stephen Bullivant and Michael Ruse
Format
Book
Published
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Atheism
ISBN
0199644659, 9780199644650
Contents
  • Introduction : the study of atheism / Stephen Bullivant and Michael Ruse
  • Part I. Definitions and debates
  • ch. 1. Defining 'atheism' / Stephen Bullivant
  • ch. 2. The case against atheism / T. J. Mawson
  • ch. 3. Critiques of Theistic arguments / A. C. Grayling
  • ch. 4. Arguments for atheism / Graham Oppy
  • ch. 5. The problem of evil / Michael L. Peterson
  • ch. 6. Atheism and morality / Erik J. Wielenberg
  • ch. 7. Atheism and the meaningfulness of life / Kimberly A. Blessing
  • ch. 8. Aquinas and atheism / Brian Davies
  • Part II. History of (Western) atheism
  • ch. 9. From the pre-Socratics to the Hellenistic Age / David Sedley
  • ch. 10. The first Millennium / Mark Edwards
  • ch. 11. The Medieval period / Dorthea Weltecke
  • ch. 12. Renaissance and Reformation / Denis J.-J. Robichaud
  • ch. 13. The Age of Enlightenment / Alan Charles Kors
  • ch. 14. The (long) nineteenth century / David Nash
  • ch. 15. The twentieth century / Callum G. Brown
  • ch. 16. New atheism / Thomas Zenk
  • Part III. Worldviews and systems
  • ch. 17. Humanism /Stephen Law
  • ch. 18. Existentialism / Alison Stone
  • ch. 19. Marxism / Peter Thompson
  • ch. 20. Analytic philosophy / Charles Pidgen
  • ch. 21. Jewish atheism / Jacques Berlinerblau
  • ch. 22. Buddhism / Andrew Skilton
  • ch. 23. Jainism / Anne Vallely
  • ch. 24. Hinduism / Jessica Frazier
  • Part IV. Atheism and the natural sciences
  • ch. 25. Naturalism and the scientific method / Michael Ruse
  • ch. 26. Atheism and the rise of science / Taner Edis
  • ch. 27. Atheism and Darwinism / David P. Barash
  • ch. 28. Atheism and the physical sciences / Victor J. Stenger
  • Part V. Atheism and the social sciences
  • ch. 29. Atheism and the secularization thesis / Frank L. Pasquale and Barry A. Kosmin
  • ch. 30. The psychology of atheism / Miguel Farias
  • ch. 31. Atheism and cognitive science / Jonathan A. Lanman
  • ch. 32. Atheism and societal health / Phil Zuckerman
  • ch. 33. Atheism, gender, and sexuality / Melanie Elyse Brewster
  • ch. 34. Atheism, health, and well-being / Karen Hwang
  • ch. 35. Conversion and deconversion / Ralph W. Hood Jr. and Zhou Chen
  • Part VI. Global expressions
  • ch. 36. A world of atheism : global demographics / Ariela Keysar and Juhem Navarro-Rivera
  • - ch. 37. Western Europe / Lois Lee
  • ch. 38. NOrth America / Ryan R. Cragun, Joseph H. Hammer, and Jesse M. Smith
  • ch. 39. Central and Eastern Europe / Irena Borowik, Branko Ancic, and Radoslaw Tyrala
  • ch. 40. The Islamic world / Samuli Schielke
  • ch. 41. India / Johannes Quack
  • ch. 42. Japan / Sarah Whylly
  • Part VII. Atheism and the arts
  • ch. 43. Literature / Bernard Schweizer
  • ch. 44. The visual arts / J. Sage Elwell
  • ch. 45. Music / Paul A. Bertagnolli
  • ch. 46. Film / Nina Power.
Description
xvi, 763 pages ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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