The book Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up
Review and discussion on
[ richarddawkins.net] —positive; 150+ comments in discussion.
Review in Sunday NY Times Book Review
[ by Jim Holt in NY Times Sunday Book Review ] attacks Paulos as a new atheist. To paraphrase the reviewer, “New Atheist” means you don’t reference historical theology enough—if Descrates, Leibniz, and Hegel (what about Newton?) thought the classic arguments for God were nontrivial why is Paulos trashing them a la Dawkins?
NY Times has the first chapter at
I think that you will find, as I did, that the first chapter speaks for itself. I think this book complements the God Delusion. But then I’m a mathematician…