36 Arguments For The Existence Of God: A Work Of Fiction

February 1, 2011|
36 Arguments For The Existence Of God: A Work Of Fiction by Rebecca Goldstein
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From the author of The Mind-Body Problem: a witty and intoxicating novel of ideas that plunges into the great debate between faith and reason.
 
At the center is Cass Seltzer, a professor of psychology whose book, The Varieties of Religious Illusion, has become a surprise best seller. Dubbed “the atheist with a soul,” he wins over the stunning Lucinda Mandelbaum—“the goddess of game theory.” But he is haunted by reminders of two people who ignited his passion to understand religion: his teacher Jonas Elijah Klapper, a renowned literary scholar with a suspicious obsession with messianism, and an angelic six-year-old mathematical genius, heir to the leadership of an exotic Hasidic sect.
 
Hilarious, heartbreaking, and intellectually captivating, 36 Arguments explores the rapture and torments of religious experience in all its variety.
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein received her doctorate in philosophy from Princeton University. Her award-winning books include the novels The Mind-Body Problem, Properties of Light, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction and nonfiction studies of Kurt Gödel and Baruch Spinoza. Her most recent work, Plato at the Googleple...
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Title:36 Arguments For The Existence Of God: A Work Of FictionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:528 pages, 7.97 X 5.24 X 1.14 inShipping dimensions:528 pages, 7.97 X 5.24 X 1.14 inPublished:February 1, 2011Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307456714

ISBN - 13:9780307456717

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