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Atheism Bertrand Russell Christianity Existence of God Frederick Copleston

The Most Famous Debate on the Existence of God

An excellent article on one of the great modern philosophical events:

On January 28, 1948, the BBC brought together two of the century’s brightest minds for a radio debate about the existence of God. To be sure, the debaters were not just lightweight showboats, blowing off steam. The two men represented the cream of the intellectual crop.

Bertrand Russell was a renowned British philosopher, mathematician, historian, and perhaps the world’s leading atheist at the time. He authored many skeptical essays and books, including the collection still popular today, Why I Am Not a Christian

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