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Doubt: A History. the Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date September 1, 2004
Pages 551
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060097950
ISBN-10 0060097957
Dimensions 1.50 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.36 lbs.
Original list price $16.99
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Summary
A study on the role of skepticism in the development of intellectual and religious history celebrates the doubt-related activities of such figures as the Buddha, Susan B. Anthony, and Thomas Jefferson, noting their achievements as proponents for creativity, intellectual progress, and social change. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
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Hardcover
from Harper San Francisco (October 1, 2003)
9780060097721 | details & prices | 576 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $27.95
About: In this sweeping history, Jennifer Michael Hecht celebrates doubt as an engine of creativity and as an alternative to the political and intellectual dangers of certainty -- Just as belief has its own history featuring people whose unique expressions of faith have forever changed the world, doubt has a vibrant story and tradition with its own saints martyrs, and sages.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Harpercollins (September 1, 2004); titled "Doubt: A History. the Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson"
9780060097950 | details & prices | 551 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.36 lbs | List price $16.99
About: A study of the role of skepticism in the development of intellectual and religious history celebrates the doubt-related activities of such figures as the Buddha, Susan B.

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