Dictionary Of Atheism, Skepticism, & Humanism by Bill Cooke

By Bill Cooke

within the culture of Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary, and Joseph McCabe’s Rationalist Encyclopedia, this available dictionary addresses the modern desire for a reference e-book that succinctly summarizes the major strategies, present terminology, and significant contributions of influential thinkers widely linked to atheism, skepticism, and humanism. within the preface, writer invoice Cooke notes that his paintings is meant "for freethinkers within the broadest experience of the notice: those that prefer to imagine for themselves and never based on the preplanned routes set via others." This dictionary will function a advisor for all these humans striving to guide pleasant, morally accountable lives with out non secular trust.
Readers are provided a variety of techniques, from historical, recognized notions comparable to God, unfastened will, and evil to new ideas equivalent to "eupraxsophy." additionally incorporated are present "buzzwords" that experience a few referring to the freethought worldview similar to "metrosexual." The names of many of us whose lives or paintings replicate freethought ideas shape a big component of the entries. ultimately, a humanist calendar is integrated, on which occasions of curiosity to freethinkers are noted.
This distinct, obtainable, and hugely informative paintings might be a welcome boost to the libraries of open-minded humans of all philosophic persuasions.

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