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By Bill Cooke

within the culture of Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary, and Joseph McCabe’s Rationalist Encyclopedia, this obtainable dictionary addresses the modern want for a reference ebook that succinctly summarizes the most important options, present terminology, and significant contributions of influential thinkers extensively 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 observe: those that wish to imagine for themselves and never in keeping with the preplanned routes set by way of others." This dictionary will function a consultant for all these humans striving to steer satisfying, morally accountable lives with out non secular trust.
Readers are provided quite a lot of suggestions, from old, famous notions corresponding to God, loose will, and evil to new strategies reminiscent of "eupraxsophy." additionally incorporated are present "buzzwords" that experience a few touching on the freethought worldview similar to "metrosexual." The names of many of us whose lives or paintings replicate freethought ideas shape a big section of the entries. eventually, a humanist calendar is integrated, on which occasions of curiosity to freethinkers are noted.
This exact, obtainable, and hugely informative paintings can be a welcome boost to the libraries of open-minded humans of all philosophic persuasions.

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