The God delusion by Dawkins, Richard, 1941-

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  • Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006
  • ISBN: 0618680004 :, 9780618680009
  • Format: Book
  • Language: English
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  • Physical Description: x, 406 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [380]-399) and index.
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Table of Contents

  1. A deeply religious nonbeliever
  2. The God hypothesis
  3. Arguments for God's existence
  4. Why there almost certainly is no God
  5. The roots of religion
  6. The roots of morality : why are we good?
  7. The "good" book and the changing moral zeitgeist
  8. What's wrong with religion? : why be so hostile?
  9. Childhood, abuse and the escape from religion
  10. A much needed gap? A deeply religious nonbeliever.
  11. Deserved respect
  12. Undeserved respect
  13. The God hypothesis.
  14. Polytheism
  15. Monotheism
  16. Secularism, the Founding Fathers and the religion of America
  17. The poverty of agnosticism
  18. NOMA
  19. The great prayer experiment
  20. The Neville Chamberlain school of evolutionists
  21. Little green men
  22. Arguments for God's existence.
  23. Thomas Aquinas' 'proofs'
  24. The ontological argument and other a priori arguments
  25. The argument from beauty
  26. The argument from personal 'experience'
  27. The argument from Scripture
  28. The argument from admired religious scientists
  29. Pascal's wager
  30. Bayesian arguments
  31. Why there almost certainly is no God.
  32. The ultimate Boeing 747
  33. Natural selection as a consciousness-raiser
  34. Irreducible complexity
  35. The worship of gaps
  36. The anthropic principle: planetary version
  37. The anthropic principle: cosmological version
  38. An interlude at Cambridge
  39. The roots of religion.
  40. The Darwinian imperative
  41. Direct advantages of religion
  42. Group selection
  43. Religion as a by-product of something else
  44. Psychologically primed for religion
  45. Tread softly, because you tread on my memes
  46. Cargo cults
  47. The roots of morality: why are we good?
  48. Does our moral sense have a Darwinian origin?
  49. A case study in the roots of morality
  50. If there is no God, why be good?
  51. The 'good' book and the changing moral Zeitgeist.
  52. The Old Testament
  53. Is the New Testament any better?
  54. Love thy neighbour
  55. The moral Zeitgeist
  56. What about Hitler and Stalin?: weren't they atheists?
  57. What's wrong with religion?: why be so hostile?
  58. Fundamentalism and the subversion of science
  59. The dark side of absolutism
  60. Faith and homosexuality
  61. Faith and the sanctity of human life
  62. The great Beethoven fallacy
  63. How 'moderation' in faith fosters fanaticism
  64. Childhood, abuse and the escape from religion.
  65. Physical and mental abuse
  66. In defence of children
  67. An educational scandal
  68. Consciousness-raising again
  69. Religious education as a part of literary culture
  70. A much needed gap?
  71. Binker
  72. Consolation
  73. Inspiration
  74. The mother of all burkas.

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