The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions
Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These authors are merely the leading edge of a larger movement that includes much of the scientific community.
In response, mathematician David Berlinski, himself a secular Jew, delivers a biting defense of religious thought. The Devil's Delusion is a brilliant, incisive, and funny book that explores the limits of science and the pretensions of those who insist it is the ultimate touchstone for understanding our world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimocracy - LibraryThing
I was hoping for better arguments from an ID proponent who claims to be a secular Jew but to no avail. The author picks up all the old clichés; with their flawed logic and all. He infused god-speak ... Read full review
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This is one of the most important books I've read in scientific literature "for the layman". Written by a secular Jewish scientist and mathematician, this book explores what science really does know ... Read full review
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The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions
No preview available - 2008