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Outgrowing God : a beginner's guide  Cover Image Book Book

Outgrowing God : a beginner's guide / Richard Dawkins.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781984853912
  • ISBN: 1984853910
  • Physical Description: 294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2019.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Goodbye God -- So many gods! -- But is it true? -- Myths and how they start -- The good book? -- Do we need God in order to be good? -- How do we decide what is good? -- Evolution and beyond -- Surely there must be a designer -- Steps towards improbability -- Crystals and jigsaw puzzles -- Bottom up or top down? -- Did we evolve to be religious? -- We evolve to be nice? -- Taking courage from science.
Summary, etc.:
One of the world's bestselling science communicators, Dawkins gives readers an opportunity to rethink the big questions. In 12 fiercely funny, mind-expanding chapters, he explains how the natural world arose without a designer--the improbability and beauty of the "bottom-up programming" that engineers an embryo or a flock of starlings--and challenges head-on some of the most basic assumptions made by the world's religions.religions.
Subject: Atheism.

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