The Agnostic Reader

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Prometheus Books, Aug 1, 2007 - Religion - 386 pages
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This reader includes selections of some of the most profound and pioneering discussions of agnosticism over the past two centuries. Includes: Thomas Henry Huxley (who coined the term), Bertrand Russell, Schopenhauer, Einstein, Asimov, and others.

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ST Joshi is an editor who offers the reader a fairly good collection of earlier works on agnosticism, especially works dealing with the use and definition of the word. Most essays in this collection ... Read full review

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The book is a collection of early agnostic philosophical thought, primarily from the 19th century and the early 20th century. It includes writings from Huxley and Darrow, to Einstein and Asimov, and ... Read full review

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S. T. JOSHI is an authority on supernatural literature and the author or editor of numerous books, including An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 2001), The Modern Weird Tale (2001), H. P. Lovecraft: A Life (1996), and Lord Dunsany: Master of the Anglo-Irish Imagination (Greenwood, 1995).

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