Very good condition hardback without jacket. Reprint of the 1929 edition. "The wide reading of two long lives" went into making this comprehensive selection of agnostic writings--the agnostic being defined as one who not only rejects the certainty of a god, but doubts all knowledge--from Shakespeare to Darwin, Thomas Hardy to Santayana, Nietzsche to Rupert Brooke. Contents: 1. Foundation stones; 2. The depths of thought; 3. Honest doubts; 4. Gods and demigods; 5. The wise of old; 6. Priestcraft and piety; 7. Creeds and dogma; 8. Mores and morals; 9. Men and women; 10. Our humbler brethren; 11. Our father, Time; 12. Death and love; 13. In time to come; 14. Beyond this life; 15. The sum of life. 293 pages. Multiple copies.
Very good. No dust jacket. Some marking and scratching to cover. Light marks and discoloration on page edges. Binding tight and text clean. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
Very Good. 6 x 9. 1975 edition in very good, clean, unmarked condition. Lightly bumped corners. Gold gilt lettering on red binding. A collection of essays and works selected from the writings of such authors as: Thomas Henry Huxley; Charles Darwin; Sir Oliver Lodge; John Dewey; Samuel Butler; F. Nietzsche; Albert Bigelow Paine; Mark Twain; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Matthew Arnold; Thomas Hardy, etc.
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