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By David Berman

ISBN-10: 0415822114

ISBN-13: 9780415822114

ISBN-10: 1138965529

ISBN-13: 9781138965522

Probably no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary heritage of British atheism, first released in 1987, tries to give an explanation for this response whereas showing the improvement of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even supposing avowed atheism seemed strangely overdue – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the heart 17th century. through tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman offers an account of a major and interesting strand of highbrow history.

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