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The Age of Atheists

How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God

by Peter Watson

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The Age of Atheists
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How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God
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Peter Watson

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The distinguished historian and author of The Medici Conspiracy examines atheism as a modern intellectual achievement that has motivated individuals to pursue invention and self-reliance, citing the accomplishments of secular philosophers, scientists and artists who have worked in the absence of religious belief.

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