Journals Higher Education



19 November 2010

152 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

4-3/8 x 6-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199575268

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Agnosticism: A Very Short Introduction

Robin Le Poidevin

Very Short Introductions

  • Challenges the conception of agnosticism, arguing that it is a respectable position to take
  • Argues that agnosticism is not confined to the religious sphere, but something we encounter in science and ethics
  • Considers agnosticism as a historical and social phenomenon, introducing both the ideas and the people involved
  • Examines some of the fundamental questions surrounding the subject