[This is one of our "select" meetup, with reduced seating! Please note that dinner is not included with the fee.]
We've all heard of the so-called New Atheism, you know, the one resulting from books such as Dawkins' The God Delusion, Hitchens' God Is Not Great, Dennett's Breaking the Spell, Harris' Letter to a Christian Nation, and so forth. But what, precisely, is new about the NA? And, whatever it is, is it a good thing? The discussion will focus on a forthcoming paper (you can download it here (http://www.meetup.com/dinner_and_philosophy/files/)) by yours truly, to be published in Midwest Studies in Philosophy.