Christopher Hitchens sigue defendiendo la magnificencia de un universo sin Dios con esta antología, la primera en su género, de las voces más influyentes, de. Una provocadora visita guiada al pensamiento ateo y agnóstico a través de los siglos. Christopher Hitchens sigue defendiendo la magnificencia de un universo .

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I wanted to like this This collection offers dozens of arguments against the existence hitfhens a deity, but it is also a book about the evolution of unbelief in Western culture. Ibn Ihtchens provides an excellent albeit long essay on why he is not a Muslim. If you’re looking for a book that will keep your interest and maybe even introduce you to some new writers, this book is highly recommended.

Some writers were better than others in terms of their craft, but not in the scope of their ideas so they stand as equally important trailblazers. So how true are these gospels — in an era where the average lifespan was short and of widespread illiteracy?

Dios no existe es una lectura fascinante para todo el mundo. However, the volume does reflect the wide variety of non-belief from atheism to agnosticism to humanism that has arisen from within these confines.

The best attack on the cosmological arguments for God. This one is top of mine. With that said, however, there are pieces contained within that each of us could glean at least a fraction of wisdom, if not enjoyment, from. From this book, Eciste have compiled a very long list of Another excellent collection of essays.

Great lucid minds providing much needed wisdom. Whether you’re an atheist, an agnostic, or just someone who appreciates fine writing, The Portable Atheist is highly recommended. This book contains 47 essays of Lot of insights from the notions of several great thinkers. Rob rated it it was ok Dec 23, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. At over pages, it does require an investment of chrisotpher.


You can sense passionate thinking as the background of his writing. I wrote an entire review and then it got deleted before I could save it. christpher

With that in mind, The Portable Atheist has works from most of the ‘big names’ and yet more still admirable, though lesser known, writers. I particularly hated the section from Einstei The Portable Atheist: There is a brilliant christophfr by H.

As plenty of people have noted, it’s hard to build a life around a lack of belief. On a side note, the Thomas Hardy poem gave me chills.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. As others have said, Hitch’s compendium is considerably less ‘portable’ than the average paperback, but if you compare it with a whole bookshelf from which these extracts have been taken, you start to appreciate the aptness of the title. And of course there is sex. Christopher Eric Hitchens was an English-born American author, journalist and literary critic.

Hitchens provides a few introductory words for each essay.

Some, such as Thomas Hardy and HL Mencken consign gods to the grave of history, while others argue strong cases for a morality that does not rely on the promise of reward or the threat of punishment from a creator. It challenges, it amuses but, most of all, it has no time for the sheer and utter nonsense that is religion.

Well reasoned, it will make you think. Want to Read saving…. As noted by Hitchens himself, the selections are heavy on white men, and Oxonians.

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So in all, this isn’t really a Christopher Hitchens book – It’s a book of all the authors that are represented here, perhaps to pique one’s interest to go out and read all those authors works in their entirety, thus improving your understanding of many things, not just religion. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This book is not his writings of course, christolher a collection of writings that he finds important for non-believers.

According to Leibniz the proof is valid for the concept of God, but whether the concept is possible is another question. So much for the religiosity of the world’s most famous genius.

Is a kind of reader into various semi- atheists of the last few centuries.

Supernatural births of gods. The Portable Atheist is a compilation of extracts from the canons of many famous philosophers, scientists, and writers 47 in allassembled by Christopher Hitchens.

An outstanding collection of essays and extracts from godless and freethinking writers throughout the ages. Formerly a Trotskyist and a fixture in the left wing publications of both the United Kingdom and United States, Hitchens departed from the grassroots of the political left in after chritsopher he called the “tepid reaction” of the European left following Ayatollah Khomeini’s issue of a fatwa calling for the murder of Salman Rushdie, but he stated on the Charlie Rose show aired August that he remained a “Democratic Socialist.