'Devastating in its use of cold logic.' - The Independent
'The most robust as well as the most witty infidel since Voltaire and he can not fail to sharpen men's sense of what is entailed both in belief and unbelief.' - The Spectator
'What makes the book valuable is life-long uncompromising intellectual honesty.' - Times Literary Supplement--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I read this book 54 years ago and it changed my life. It was the first advocacy of atheism and the first advocacy for racial justice I had ever been exposed to. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Michael Everett
The title intrigued me, so I read it. Russell just makes so much sense, though if you're Christian your argument's based on faith, not on logic.Published 29 days ago by Swankivy
I enjoyed actually reading this collection of essays. Many of the lower-rated "reviews" seem to come from individuals who obviously did NOT read the book, but chose, instead, to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brian F.
Originally published in 1957, this book is compilation of lectures, essays and pamphlets that Russell produced during his lifetime. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Josh
Based on Russell's reputation as a brilliant philosopher, I expected to encounter some compelling arguments against Christianity. He simply failed to deliver. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Phineas M. Hanks
Mind? Never mind. Matter? No matter. Russell got the whole thing figured out at an early age. ALL RELIGION IS HUMBUG!Published 5 months ago by Jack London
I always select a book in good conditions or better and this one met my expectations. Thank you I am very happy with my purchase.Published 6 months ago by Joan Crane
Great book, its a little school like and a little thick on Philosophy but its a must for any Atheists shelf.Published 6 months ago by Sissy76
One of the great mathematicians and philosophers of our time and one of the most famous opponents of the War in Vietnam. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John A. Lefcourte