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A Short History of Atheism I B Tauris Short HistoriesHere Exploring the rise of atheism as an explicit philosophical position notably in the work of Denis Diderot Hyman traces its development in the later ideas of Descartes Locke and Berkeley Drawing also on the work of contemporary scholars like Amos Funkenstein and Michael J Buckley the author shows that since in recent theology the concept of God which atheists negate is changing the triumph of its advocates may not be uite as uneuivocal as Hitchens and Dawkins would have us believ. Gavin Hyman's work is both weighty and easy to read It is not a p