Christopher Hitchens sigue defendiendo la magnificencia de un universo sin Dios con esta antología, la primera en su género, de las voces más influyentes, de. Una provocadora visita guiada al pensamiento ateo y agnóstico a través de los siglos. Christopher Hitchens sigue defendiendo la magnificencia de un universo .

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While it was somewhat interesting as a perspective of the history of non-belief, I I picked up this book hoping it would have some personal chriatopher about how the various contributors became atheist, and perhaps some reflections on living as an atheist in a predominately religious society. I shall put this book back on the shelf. This book is wonderfully edited by chronologically organizing the evolution of atheism or nontheismfrom historical perspectives to current day thought.

I am glad that Hitch took on the task or choosing and editing this compendium.

Who cares that some years-dead philosopher didn’t believe in god. I would recommend it to anyone interested on the subject, not depending on at what level they may come informed on this very broad topic. Trivia About The Portable Athe Well written, as is everything of Christopher Hitchens, although some points may be over emphasised.

To lump all together is to disregard and evade dealing with the strength of argument for a particular religion. Preview — Dios no existe by Christopher Hitchens.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It still bears the stamp of a fantastic mind, and still has its shining moments. Thanks to two nights with no sleep, I had the sufficient time on consecutive two nights to read this elegantly written book that never ceased to surprise me to the very end.


Religious history was never more interesting.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The universe has existed for some 14 billion years. While he nl once identified with the Anglo-American radical political left, near the end of his life he embraced some arguably right-wing causes, most notably the Iraq War. There are some interesting essays from the early part of the last century that were important in convincing my father to get over believing in god s.

Share your thoughts with other customers. At over pages, it does require an investment of time. He was Christopher Eric Hitchens was an English-born American author, journalist and literary critic. Highly recommend for the historical value alone not to mention the essays available for the different realms of the nonbeliever or perhaps I should say the Freethinker. Does he not see Beppo the Greek in the bunk next to him, Beppo who is crhistopher years old and is going to the gas-chamber the day after tomorrow and knows it and lies there looking fixedly at the light without saying anything and without even thinking anymore?

Quotes from Dios no existe. Some are unfortunately dry, while others are captivatingly erudite.

The rest of the book has more modern and recent arguments, that I believe are more systematic and convincing. I recommend this book for open minds people. There are also some interesting discussions on Jesus.


The essays are uneven. The concept of revelation and concise arguments against it.

Dios no existe by Christopher Hitchens (2 star ratings)

He was also a media fellow at the Hoover Institution. Marianne Franco rated it it was ok Jun 19, chritsopher The main problem with support for atheism is that the burden of proof should be on the other side.

On a side note, the Thomas Hardy poem gave me chills. Si es un lector que apenas comienza a l El libro es genial. From medieval poets and enlightenment philosophers, to twentieth century scientists, this is most definitely not pages of hicthens saying the same thing in the same way.

Dios no existe

Some, such as Thomas Hardy and HL Mencken consign gods to the grave of history, while others argue strong cases for a morality that does not rely on the promise of reward or the threat of punishment from a creator. Of course, there are some classics, like Hume’s essay on miracles, Hobbes’ excerpt from Leviathan on religion, and generous helpings of Russell and Spinoza. One thing I did find interesting is how many of the writings echo the sentiments put forth by the new atheists Dawkins, Harris and Hitchens.