Publication date: 4-8-2010
Imprint: Lion Books
Ten Arguments That Don't Hold Water
The new atheists are putting out new books and articles, bus ads, and TV programs like there's no tomorrow. They've gained a large amount of public attention and media exposure--but do their arguments really hold water?
Using the analogy put forward by the esteemed philosopher Anthony Flew, Michael Poole examines the new atheists' use of the "ten leaky buckets" tactic of argumentation--presenting readers with a sum of arguments that are each individually defective, as though the cumulative effect should be persuasive. Thiscloser look at the facts reveals that the buckets are, indeed, leaky.
Addresses the atheist arguments that: