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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
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book shows that atheism need not be only 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-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bayer, Lex
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Atheism
  • Conduct of life
  • Ethics
  • Atheism
  • Conduct of life
  • Ethics
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
Label
Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century, Lex Bayer and John Figdor
Instantiates
Publication
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
Questioning everything -- Rewriting the Ten Commandments -- The paradox of belief -- The reasoning behind reason -- Beliefs about the unknown -- The assumption of a God -- Putting factual beliefs to the test -- From beliefs to behavior -- How "ought" one behave? -- Moral happiness -- Societal happiness -- Putting ethical beliefs to the test -- Finding your own non-commandments -- Appendix A. Common religious objections -- Appendix B. Our ten non-commandments -- Appendix C. Theorem of belief
Control code
885313208
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 178 pages
Isbn
9781442236790
Lccn
2014025506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 650
System control number
(OCoLC)885313208
Label
Atheist mind, humanist heart : rewriting the Ten commandments for the twenty-first century, Lex Bayer and John Figdor
Publication
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
Questioning everything -- Rewriting the Ten Commandments -- The paradox of belief -- The reasoning behind reason -- Beliefs about the unknown -- The assumption of a God -- Putting factual beliefs to the test -- From beliefs to behavior -- How "ought" one behave? -- Moral happiness -- Societal happiness -- Putting ethical beliefs to the test -- Finding your own non-commandments -- Appendix A. Common religious objections -- Appendix B. Our ten non-commandments -- Appendix C. Theorem of belief
Control code
885313208
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 178 pages
Isbn
9781442236790
Lccn
2014025506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 650
System control number
(OCoLC)885313208

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