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Famous Atheists
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These are the most famous atheist philosophers, with pictures and photos. This list of atheist philosophers, includes my favorite atheist philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. It is a philosopher's job to question the world. Small wonder then why they would question the existence of God. With that in mind, these notable atheists date back to when the belief that there is no God was much less acceptable. Enjoy this list of famous atheist philosophers!

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John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
age 63

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Hector Avalos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
age 59

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A. J. Ayer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
A. J. Ayer

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Julian Baggini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Julian Baggini age 50

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Mikhail Bakunin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 62 (1814-1876)

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Jonathan Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Jonathan Barnes age 75

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Bruno Bauer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 73 (1809-1882)

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Simone de Beauvoir is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 78 (1908-1986)

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Simon Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Yaron Brook is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
age 56

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Ludwig Büchner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 75 (1824-1899)

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Albert Camus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 47 (1913-1960)

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Rudolf Carnap is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 79 (1891-1970)

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Robert Todd Carroll is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Robert Todd Carroll Dec. at 55 (1945-2000)

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David Chalmers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Noam Chomsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
age 89

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Auguste Comte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 59 (1798-1857)

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André Comte-Sponville is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Benedetto Croce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 86 (1866-1952)

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Gilles Deleuze is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 70 (1925-1995)

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Daniel Dennett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Henry Louis Vivian Derozio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio

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Diagoras of Melos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Diagoras of Melos

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Denis Diderot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 71 (1713-1784)

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Theodore Drange is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Theodore Drange age 84

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Paul Edwards is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 81 (1923-2004)

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Dylan Evans is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dylan Evans age 51

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Ludwig Feuerbach is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 68 (1804-1872)

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Friedrich Karl Forberg is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Friedrich Karl Forberg Dec. at 78 (1770-1848)

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Michel Foucault is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 58 (1926-1984)

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A. C. Grayling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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John Harris is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
John Harris age 49

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Claude Adrien Helvétius is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 56 (1715-1771)

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Baron d'Holbach is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 66 (1723-1789)

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David Hume is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 65 (1711-1776)

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Corliss Lamont is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 93 (1902-1995)

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David Lewis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 60 (1941-2001)

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Peter Lipton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 53 (1954-2007)

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Kazimierz ?yszczy?ski is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Kazimierz ?yszczy?ski

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John Leslie Mackie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
John Leslie Mackie

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Michael Martin, Baron Martin o... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Harriet Martineau is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 74 (1802-1876)

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Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 65 (1818-1883)

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Colin McGinn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
age 68

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Jean Meslier is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Jean Meslier Dec. at 65 (1664-1729)

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Julien Offray de La Mettrie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 42 (1709-1751)

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John Stuart Mill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Dec. at 67 (1806-1873)

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Michael Neumann is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers

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Kai Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 70+ Atheist Philosophers
Kai Nielsen age 92