By Bill Cooke

ISBN-10: 1591022991

ISBN-13: 9781591022992

within the culture of Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary, and Joseph McCabe’s Rationalist Encyclopedia, this obtainable dictionary addresses the modern desire for a reference e-book that succinctly summarizes the main recommendations, present terminology, and significant contributions of influential thinkers greatly linked to atheism, skepticism, and humanism. within the preface, writer invoice Cooke notes that his paintings is meant "for freethinkers within the broadest feel of the observe: those who wish to imagine for themselves and never in response to the preplanned routes set by way of others." This dictionary will function a advisor for all these humans striving to steer satisfying, morally accountable lives with no non secular trust.
Readers are provided quite a lot of strategies, from old, famous notions resembling God, loose will, and evil to new thoughts resembling "eupraxsophy." additionally integrated are present "buzzwords" that experience a few concerning the freethought worldview reminiscent of "metrosexual." The names of many folks whose lives or paintings replicate freethought ideas shape an incredible part of the entries. eventually, a humanist calendar is incorporated, on which occasions of curiosity to freethinkers are noted.
This detailed, obtainable, and hugely informative paintings can be a great addition to the libraries of open-minded humans of all philosophic persuasions.

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