Candidate Without a Prayer

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Humanist Press, Mar 31, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography

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A fun though slight autobiography of Herb Silverman, mathematician and prominent American atheist. Silverman recounts his Jewish upbringing, his career as a mathematics professor, and his late ... Read full review

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Foreword by Richard Dawkins
God Thoughts
An Easy College Choice
Leaving Home at Last
Teaching and Protesting
Southern Exposure
The Candidate Without a Prayer
Local Secular Activism
National Secular Activism
Discussions on Religion
Debates on Religion
Essays on Religion

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Richard Dawkins was educated at Oxford University and taught zoology at the University of California and Oxford University, holding the position of the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science. He writes about such topics as DNA and genetic engineering, virtual reality, astronomy, and evolution. His books include The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype, The Blind Watchmaker, River Out of Eden, Climbing Mount Improbable, The God Delusion, and An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist.

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