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Enjoying this preview? Become a member to read the full title. Join today and read free for 30 days. Need help? Start Your Free Trial. Elogio de La Irreligion. Elogio de la irreligion/ Irreligion: Un Matematico explica por que los argumentos a favor de la existencia de Dios, sencillamente, no se sostienenA Why the. Elogio de la irreligión by Paulos, John Allen and a great selection of similar Used , New and Collectible Books available now at

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The author is a mathematician, so I thought he would avoid low-hanging fruit and focus on the refined arguments for deism which so trouble intelligent people. They sometimes dress up this feeling with any number of unrelated, irrelevant, and unfalsifiable banalities and make a Kierkegaardian “Leap of faith” to conclude that God exists.

Nothing in this book I didn’t already embrace, I mean. Jan 01, Shawn Patrick rated it liked it Shelves: But that is fine, because unlike other books on this subject, Paulos does not throw things in your face.

Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up

When I saw this book, couldn’t help picking it up. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It introduced me to some interesting arguments that I hadn’t heard previously. Dee comes back again and again to what is “persuasive” without delving any deeper into what persuasion entails.

This is a subject Paulos has written on before in various columns so readers of his will find all of this to be familiar ground. Good, short book, but it didn’t really cover any new ground or re-cover ground in a new way.

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High to Low Avg. I know this books title can be misleading to some people. For example, Euclidean geometry tells us nothing about the actual geometry of the universe that we inhabit.


This is a nifty little pages book that takes the major arguments for the existence of God and dispatches them quickly and more or less painlessly, simply by examining the logic behind them. His arguments are as sensible and thorough as one would expect those of a mathematician to be while remaining very approachable. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: This book will explain WHY the arguments for God just don’t add up. Hmmm, the interesting thing about math is that it gives very accurate answers so we hope, ask irrligion accountant?

Way to stack the deck and show some deep thinking Mathboy.

He’s a numbe God does not compute Alas, this emaciated volume is yet another primer for arguing with fundies on the internet. Yes, all th This small, breezy book covers many of the main arguments for god. The latter arguments, Paulos relates in his characteristically lighthearted style, “range from what might be called golden oldies to those with a more contemporary beat.

Well, now I know why, because I didn’t get it and neither did he. I found it interesting that it is so easy for people to conflate coincidence with probability, or even truth. This is not that book. The thing I liked most about the book was that Paulos elogioo most of the proofs in syllogistic form, to help expose the flaws in the proofs.

Want to Read saving…. Our planet, Our nature, Our hopes, Our sins, Our purpose. Just getting started Is this guy just another nerd who had his girlfriend s Here it is: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. E,ogio is, there would need to irreilgion some phenomenon that is not accounted for by our physical theories, that in fact contradicts our physical slogio, and that is explainable by the existence of a deity with well-defined properties.

I found this audio book fun, funny and comforting. The Argument from Prophecy and the Bible Codes. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. I have been a long time fan of John Allen Paulos ‘s Innumeracy: This was a good re for me to read on the airplane; it was mostly interesting, but not too challenging. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I ended up learning very little from this book, and I think the people who could learn from this book either will not read it or will dismiss it.


What the hell happened? Which leads us to John’s desperate for any material to fill this atheistic propaganda pamphlet chapter on: Dlogio in its’ meaningless path is up for grabs.

An Existential Detective Elpgio. For people who are already avowed nonbelievers, this book is an invaluable resource to aid in breaking down and analyzing the attempts of the religious to push belief, demonstrating with each page how weak the arguments in favor of god really are. Un matematico invierte en la Bolsa Spanish Edition Dec 27, We all know Stalin is a better example anyway.

Usually ships within 1 to 2 months. Gave it four stars eolgio it is well written and important. The prose has that snotty quality that is de rigueur in post-Dawkins atheist writing; there’s nothing wrong with unbeliever’s drollery in the abstract, but Paulos’ digs at missionaries, the Republican Party, and people who send him hate mail only serve to enhance the sense that I’ve read this book before Wl just the way he’s made, but he doesn’t appreciate that others are made differently.

God does not compute For a man who thinks atheists are smart, John Allen Paulos talks to me like I’m pretty stupid. The geeky mathematical angle was a huge bonus.