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The age of atheists : how we have sought to live since the death of God, Peter Watson

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The age of atheists : how we have sought to live since the death of God
Title
The age of atheists
Title remainder
how we have sought to live since the death of God
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Peter Watson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the way atheism has evolved, deepened, matured, and gained unprecedented resonance and popularity as it has sought to replace an unknowable God in the afterlife with the voluptuous detail and warmth of this life, woven into art, philosophy, science, and a rational, secular morality.--
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1943-
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Watson, Peter
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Atheism
  • Death of God
  • Life
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
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The age of atheists : how we have sought to live since the death of God, Peter Watson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-588) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
Is there something missing in our lives? Is Nietzsche to blame? -- The avant-guerre : when art mattered. The Nietzsche generation : ecstasy, Eros, excess ; No one way that life must be ; The voluptuousness of objects ; Heaven : not a location but a direction ; Visions of Eden : the worship of color, metal, speed, and the moment ; The insistence of desire ; The angel in our cheek ; "The wrong supernatural world" -- One abyss after another. Redemption by war ; The Bolshevik crusade for scientific atheism ; The implicitness of life and the rules of existence; The imperfect paradise ; Living down to fact ; The impossibility of metaphysics, a reverence for metapsychology ; The faiths of the philosophers ; Nazi religions of the blood -- Humanity at and after Zero Hour. The aftermath or the aftermath ; The warmth of acts ; War, the American way, and the decline of Original Sin ; Auschwitz, apocalypse, absence ; "Quit thinking" ; A visionary commonwealth and the size of life ; The luxury and limits of happiness ; Faith in detail ; "Our spiritual goal is the enrichment of the evolutionary epic" ; "The good life is the life spent seeking the good life" -- The central sane activity
Control code
FIEb1752569x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 626 pages
Isbn
9781476754314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)852226592
Label
The age of atheists : how we have sought to live since the death of God, Peter Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-588) 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
Is there something missing in our lives? Is Nietzsche to blame? -- The avant-guerre : when art mattered. The Nietzsche generation : ecstasy, Eros, excess ; No one way that life must be ; The voluptuousness of objects ; Heaven : not a location but a direction ; Visions of Eden : the worship of color, metal, speed, and the moment ; The insistence of desire ; The angel in our cheek ; "The wrong supernatural world" -- One abyss after another. Redemption by war ; The Bolshevik crusade for scientific atheism ; The implicitness of life and the rules of existence; The imperfect paradise ; Living down to fact ; The impossibility of metaphysics, a reverence for metapsychology ; The faiths of the philosophers ; Nazi religions of the blood -- Humanity at and after Zero Hour. The aftermath or the aftermath ; The warmth of acts ; War, the American way, and the decline of Original Sin ; Auschwitz, apocalypse, absence ; "Quit thinking" ; A visionary commonwealth and the size of life ; The luxury and limits of happiness ; Faith in detail ; "Our spiritual goal is the enrichment of the evolutionary epic" ; "The good life is the life spent seeking the good life" -- The central sane activity
Control code
FIEb1752569x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 626 pages
Isbn
9781476754314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)852226592

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