By David Berman
Probably no doctrine has excited as a lot horror and abuse as atheism. this primary background of British atheism, first released in 1987, tries to give an explanation for this response whereas displaying the improvement of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. even though avowed atheism seemed strangely past due – 1782 in Britain – there have been covert atheists within the heart 17th century. through tracing its improvement from so early a date, Dr Berman supplies an account of an immense and engaging 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