How to Be an Atheist: Why Many Skeptics Aren't Skeptical Enough (Paperback)

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By Mitch Stokes, J. P. Moreland (Foreword by)
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Description


Atheists talk a lot about the importance of skepticism. But the truth is, they're not nearly skeptical enough.

While atheists champion the importance of a critical stance toward religion, they often fail to take that same stance toward their own beliefs. This double standard results in grandiose claims about the certainty of their unbelief--which is logically inconsistent at best and intellectually dishonest at worst. Turning atheists' skepticism around on their own naturalist worldview, philosopher Mitch Stokes critically examines two things that such skeptics hold dear--science and morality--and reveals deep inconsistencies among their most cherished beliefs, inconsistencies that threaten to undo atheism itself.

About the Author


Mitch Stokes (PhD, Notre Dame) is a senior fellow of philosophy at New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. In addition to studying philosophy under world-renowned philosopher Alvin Plantinga, Stokes holds degrees in religion and mechanical engineering, and holds five patents in aeroderivative gas turbine technology.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781433542985
ISBN-10: 1433542986
Publisher: Crossway
Publication Date: February 29th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English