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The Portable Atheist

Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

by Christopher Hitchens

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Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agnosticism & atheism,
  • Atheism,
  • Essays,
  • General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9389692M
    ISBN 100306816083
    ISBN 109780306816086

    The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings For The Nonbeliever. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo, Book I, Translated by W. Hannaford Brown Omar Khayyam, from Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Paraphrase from Several Literal Translations by Richard Le Gallienne Thomas Hobbes, Of Religion, from Leviathan Benedict de Spinoza, Theological. The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever. by Christopher Hitchens. With a Foreword by Frank R. Zindler, the editor of American Atheist press, the book has 12 major chapters, plus Bibliography, Subject Index, and numerous pen-and-ink illustrations.

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      The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever audiobook, by Christopher Hitchens From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great, a provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages with never-before-published pieces by Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, and Ayaan Hirsi opher Hitchens continues to make 4/5. Review: "The Portable Atheist" by Christopher Hitchens This book contains essays on the views of 47 famous authors, past and present, on the possible existence or non-existence of god, each in an independent chapter of its own contained within pages. It has been edited in a similar style throughout and as each chapter is independent of the /5().


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Review: "The Portable Atheist" by Christopher Hitchens This book contains essays on the views of 47 famous authors, past and present, on the possible existence or non-existence of god, each in an independent chapter of its own contained within pages/5().

The Portable Atheist is a compilation of extracts from the canons of many famous philosophers, scientists, and writers (47 in all), assembled by Christopher Hitchens. Each has a short introduction by Hitchens providing a little context for the choice, which I found far less intrusive than Richard Dawkins efforts for the Oxford Book of Modern 4/5.

Review: "The Portable Atheist" by Christopher Hitchens This book contains essays on the views of 47 famous authors, past and present, on the possible existence or non-existence of god, each in an independent chapter of its own contained within pages. It has been edited in a similar style throughout and as each chapter is independent of the Cited by: The first new collection of essays by Christopher Hitchens sinceArguably offers an indispensable key to understanding the passionate and skeptical spirit of one of The Portable Atheist book most dazzling writers, widely admired for the clarity of his style, a result of his disciplined and candid thinking.

Topics range from ruminations on why Charles Dickens was among the best of writers and the worst of men. The Portable Atheist, edited by Christopher Hitchens, is a great selection of how atheism has transformed into what it is today. Hitchens' introduction itself is an astounding tour de force that should not be skipped.

In his introduction alone, Hitchen's lays out Cited The Portable Atheist book A. Grayling shows why religionists who call an atheist a fundamentalist, makes no sense. And lastly, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an ex-Muslim, gives a personal reason why she became an infidel.

With the weight of its intellectual history between its pages, I don't think "Portable" describes this book accurately. Hitchens obviously avoided giving entirely the wrong impression by calling his book "The Portable Atheist Bible," although when I saw and felt the heft of it, "Bible" is what came to my mind.

Perhaps far in the future, some readers, students, and followers might wish to see chapter and verse, or page and line numbers in his compilation/5.

Review: "The Portable Atheist" by Christopher Hitchens This book contains essays on the views of 47 famous authors, past and present, on the possible existence or non-existence of god, each in an independent chapter of its own contained within pages/5().

From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great, a provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages with never-before-published pieces by Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, and Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Christopher Hitchens continues to make the case for a splendidly godless universe in this first-ever gathering of the /5(23). Download PDF The Portable Atheist book full free. The Portable Atheist available for download and read online in other formats. This evolution of atheist critiques of supernatural religion is one of the virtues of Christopher Hitchens' book The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever.

Well known for his own atheist book God Is Not Great, Hitchens treads some very heavily-traveled ground here in editing a compendium of atheist writings/5(18). The Portable Atheist Details.

Christopher Hitchens, humanities foremost atheist thinker, has collected here the most relevant literature on the subject of atheism. These pieces were hand selected by Hitchens himself while also personally penning the bility: In stock. The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever by Christopher Hitchens I gave the book 3 stars because, well, not being an atheist, I found the book lacking on several levels.

Excellent parody of what one would have to believe if one wishes to reconcile what we know scientifically today with the teachings of the Bible. The Paperback of the The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-Believer by Christopher Hitchens at Barnes & Noble.

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Christopher Hitchens's personally curated New York Times bestselling anthology of the most influential and important wri Brand: Hachette Books. In The Portable Atheist. he provides documentation for these little sound bites, culled from some of the great minds in human history. Make no mistake: the odds of getting a your average religious drone to read, much less comprehend the fairly dense material in this book is near zero, but it provides citable reference when necessary/5(14).

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Condition: New. The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller4/5(K). In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris' recent best-seller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos/5(4).