By David Berman
Probably no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary historical past of British atheism, first released in 1987, tries to give an explanation for this response whereas showing the advance of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even if avowed atheism seemed unusually past due – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the center 17th century. by means of tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman supplies an account of an immense and interesting strand of highbrow history.
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A History of Atheism in Britain: From Hobbes to Russell (Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion) by David Berman