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The Resource Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century, Lex Bayer and John Figdor

Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century, Lex Bayer and John Figdor

Label
Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century
Title
Atheist mind, humanist heart
Title remainder
rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Lex Bayer and John Figdor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book shows that atheism need not only be reactionary (against religion and God), but rather provides a clear set of constructive principles to live by that establish atheism as a positive worldview. The book encourages and guides the reader through the process of formulating his or her own set of personal beliefs
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
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Bayer, Lex
Dewey number
211/.8
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BL2747.3
  • BL2747.3
LC item number
  • .B39 2014
  • .B39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Figdor, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Atheism
  • Conduct of life
  • Ethics
Label
Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century, Lex Bayer and John Figdor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-171) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Questioning Everything
  • 1. Rewriting the Ten Commandments
  • Part I. A Framework for Facts. 2. The Paradox of Belief -- 3. The Reasoning behind Reason -- 4. Beliefs about the Unknown -- 5. The Assumption of a God -- 6. Putting Factual Beliefs to the Test
  • Part II. A Framework for Ethics. 7. From Beliefs to Behavior -- 8. How "Ought" One Behave? -- 9. Moral Happiness -- 10. Societal Happiness -- 11. Putting Ethical Beliefs to the Test -- 12. Finding Your Own Non-Commandments
  • Appendix A: Common Religious Objections -- Appendix B: Our Ten Noncommandments -- Appendix C: Theorem of Belief
Control code
sky262020586
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 178 pages
Isbn
9781442236790
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014025506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century, Lex Bayer and John Figdor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-171) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Questioning Everything
  • 1. Rewriting the Ten Commandments
  • Part I. A Framework for Facts. 2. The Paradox of Belief -- 3. The Reasoning behind Reason -- 4. Beliefs about the Unknown -- 5. The Assumption of a God -- 6. Putting Factual Beliefs to the Test
  • Part II. A Framework for Ethics. 7. From Beliefs to Behavior -- 8. How "Ought" One Behave? -- 9. Moral Happiness -- 10. Societal Happiness -- 11. Putting Ethical Beliefs to the Test -- 12. Finding Your Own Non-Commandments
  • Appendix A: Common Religious Objections -- Appendix B: Our Ten Noncommandments -- Appendix C: Theorem of Belief
Control code
sky262020586
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 178 pages
Isbn
9781442236790
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014025506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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