50 Great Myths About Atheism by Russell Blackford, Udo Schuklenk

By Russell Blackford, Udo Schuklenk

Tackling a bunch of myths and prejudices ordinarily leveled at atheism, this desirable quantity bursts with glowing, eloquent arguments on each web page. The authors rebut claims that variety from atheism being simply one other faith to the alleged atrocities dedicated in its name.

-An available but scholarly observation on hot-button concerns within the debate over spiritual belief
-Teaches serious pondering abilities via specific, rational argument
-Objectively considers every one fable on its merits
-Includes a heritage of atheism and its advocates, an appendix detailing atheist agencies, and an in depth bibliography
-Explains the diversities among atheism and comparable strategies reminiscent of agnosticism and naturalism

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123 BRLEK, 1942, 45-46; LITTLE, 1892, 36, n. 9. studia, students, lectors, and programs 35 those theological schools that de facto or de jure already had a general status) with emerging or existing local universities. The degree graduates of these theological schools thereby obtained the licentia ubique docendi (not only at Franciscan schools, but also at other universities). 126 In Northern Europe, many new universities immediately received theology faculties to which the already existing mendicant theological schools were associated.

75 THOMAS ECCLESTON, De Adventu Fratrum Minorum in Angliam, ed. G. Little, 50. 76 LITTLE, 1943, 62. 77 The average number of friars (students, teachers, and others) living in the Oxford convent in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century would have been c. 70-80. See for more information concerning Franciscan regent masters, students, as well as for information about the Franciscan involvement with other colleges (such as Balliol) LITTLE, 1892, 9, 43-44; KURTSCHEID, 1930, 364; LITTLE, 1926, 819f; LITTLE, 1943, 65; LITTLE & PELSTER, 1934, passim.

The surviving list of Franciscan masters in Cambridge mentions for instance the ‘foreigners’ Giovanni da Casale, Giovanni di Penne, Pedro d’Aragon and Roger of Sicily. See also MOORMAN, 1952, 81-81, 94, 99-102. In 1457, the general chapter of Florence declared that all order provinces were allowed to send lectorate students to the English province (to Oxford and Cambridge, and other studia of the same province). LITTLE, 1926, 818-819. 94 Leader holds that of the 1136 known friars who absolved their university degree education at Cambridge, no less than 344 were Franciscan friars (compared to 281 Dominicans, 225 Carmelites, 224 Augustinians).

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