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Susan Jacoby on Old Atheists v. the New Atheists

She thinks the New Atheist label for the outspoken post-9-11 atheists is a canard: Try as I might, I find little in the works of Dawkins, Harris et. al.–apart from their knowledge of modern science–that differs significantly from the views … Continue reading

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The Way We Never Were: A Book Review of Susan Jacoby’s “The Age of American Unreason”

I recently read Susan Jacoby’s book, “The Age of American Unreason.” The book is suffused with nostalgia for a time in America when the life of the mind was more valued than it seems to her to be today. Her … Continue reading

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