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Darwin, Lincoln, and the New Atheists - Adam Gopnik

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/01/26/Adam_Gopnik_at_City_Arts__Lectures Adam Gopnik, author of Angels and Ages, discusses how Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin differed in their approaches to atheism, and contrasts their views with those of modern atheists such as Richard Dawkins. ----- Adam Gopnik presents his book, Angels and Ages, which covers the lives of Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln. He then sits down with FORA.tv's Brian Gruber to trace the influence of these legendary men in modern times. Adam Gopnik has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1986. His work for that publication has earned him both the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting as well as three National Magazine Awards for Essay and Criticism. He is the author of several books. His most recent book is Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life.
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