"A book so great you can skip it and just read the footnotes. Pure genius." —Christopher Johnson, cofounder, the Onion
"I wouldn't be surprised if ten years from now we realized that this book's publication was a turning point in the decline of Christianity in the West." —Tom Gilson, author, Thinking Christian
"There is nothing else on the market like this book that helps atheists talk believers out of their faith. Every atheist interested in doing so, or who talks to believers about faith at all, should read it. It's both needed and brilliant!" —John W. Loftus, author, Why I Became an Atheist and The Outsider Test for Faith
It will change the way atheists think about faith, believers, and what we're doing when we engage them.
Dr. Boghossian presents his ideas clearly and concisely with tonnes of references to other works which expand on the topics covered in this book.
The title alone will stop you in your tracks, “A Manual for Creating Atheists”, a new book by philosopher Peter Boghossian.
This is a very good book that explains how to use the Socratic Method to expose flaws in a person's method of reasoning (called "epistemology"). Read morePublished 1 day ago by Jeffrey D. Smith
A positive and negative.
Positive: Boghossian makes a simple point, but it needs to be made, that faith is not an epistemology. Read more
This book tells it like it is and is helpful in dealing with the population that is superstitious enough to "believe" without proof.Published 16 days ago by Larry C Longwell
A pretty good book, more valuable as an exhausting reference source of all media. The book itself boiled down to utilizing the Socratic Dialogue to argue on the street and... Read morePublished 18 days ago by JTR
If you want to be a street epistemologist, this will spell it out. If you're too shy for all that confrontation, this book still presents an excellent rational thesis for the... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Ross M. Walline
At the very least, Boghossian has done a great job of spreading the Socratic method among atheists, who might otherwise not know how to go about questioning other beliefs they... Read morePublished 23 days ago by dankuck
Just finished reading Peter Boghossian's "A Manual for Creating Atheists," in which he advocates producing essentially an army of evangelical atheist street preachers who... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Ronald Morales
I found this very useful. It really does help to give me a targeted approach to talking with believers. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Beryl