Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 June 2006

176 Pages

ISBN: 9780748623266

Bookseller Code (06)

Empires of Belief

Why We Need More Scepticism and Doubt in the Twenty-First Century

Stuart Sim

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • New book from the author of the highly successful Fundamentalist World
  • Questions belief systems, including science and technology
  • Intervenes in current debates around terrorism and fundamentalism
  • Explores sceptical thought within different cultural traditions, especially Islam
  • Suggests that scepticism can play a greater role in public and political life"