If, in the future, someone asks me to recommend a book on atheism, I will be directing them to Baggini first.
Baggini grants as much to the theist as he possibly can and concludes that while there is evidence for theism, the evidence for atheism is much stronger.
One would have hoped for at least a better answer than to constrain a creative force to the natural laws inside his creation.
A first hand defense of atheism but from a non-dogmatic author critical of the "new atheism." Baggini's defense of atheism is important because it shows a kinder-gentler... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Bradley R. Cochran
Atheism by Julian Baggini, A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2003, 136 ff
The author begins by describing the aura of the negative and sinister that... Read more
This book touches on a number of different topics such as the history of atheism and both morality and having a satisfying life without God. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Patrick Reynolds
Print was too small, not an easy read for me, and it didn't keep my interest like other books on this subject.Published 19 months ago by Shurl
I am an atheist but haven't always been one. This short book is intelligent, very well written, and a delight to read. Much to underline.Published 21 months ago by D. U. Cahn
This is a five star book because of 1) the theme has been highly studied for centuries and Baggini finds the way of refreshing it with impecable lucidity, 2) he never says more... Read morePublished on November 19, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I liked this book. Other reviewers have made a detailed list of contents so there is little I could add. I'll restrict my comments to my impression of the work. Read morePublished on November 4, 2012 by Kaodake
Julian Baggini presents a rather moderated case for atheism, based on the argument that naturalism is the best explanation of existence. Read morePublished on August 28, 2012 by Geoff Crocker
I was looking forward to reading this book. As a Christian that has a great interest in the supposed "God Debates" that have been going on for some time now, I wanted to learn more... Read morePublished on August 21, 2012 by Brian J. Hendricks