The Works Of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. Xi (In 12 Volumes)

The Works Of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. Xi (In 12 Volumes)

by Robert G. Ingersoll
     
 

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As outspoken in his day as Richard Dawkins or Christopher Hitchens are today, ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL (1833-1899) was a notorious radical whose uncompromising views on religion and slavery (they were bad, in his opinion), women's suffrage (a good idea, he believed), and other contentious matters of his era made him a wildly popular orator and critic of American culture… See more details below

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As outspoken in his day as Richard Dawkins or Christopher Hitchens are today, ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL (1833-1899) was a notorious radical whose uncompromising views on religion and slavery (they were bad, in his opinion), women's suffrage (a good idea, he believed), and other contentious matters of his era made him a wildly popular orator and critic of American culture and public life.

Legendary as a speaker-he memorized his speeches and could talk for hours without notes-and as a proponent of freethought, Ingersoll is an American original whose words still ring with truth and power today. His most important works are gathered in this 12-volume collected edition, first published posthumously in 1901.

Volume XI features a series of miscellaneous works:

• an address to the jury in a blasphemy trial
• "God in the Constitition"
• "Crimes Against Criminals"
• "A Wooden God"
• "Art and Morality"
• "Why Am I an Agnostic?"
• "How to Edit a Liberal Paper"
• thoughts on secularism, libel, freethought, science, and spirituality
• and much more

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605208961
Publisher:
Cosimo
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
628
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.39(d)

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