A History : the Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation, From Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily DickinsoneBook - 2004
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.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperSanFrancisco, 2004
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 551 p.) : ill
Call Number: eBook