Joseph McCabe

Joseph McCabeIn existographies, Joseph McCabe (1867-1955) was an English freethinker, secularist, atheist (Joshi, 2014), historian, and translator noted for []

Overview
In 1905, McCabe translated Ernst Haeckel’s The Riddle of the Universe into English. [1]

In 1908, McCabe edited a multi-volume set on of the Life and Letters of George Holyoake. (Ѻ)

In 1912, McCabe published Goethe, the Man and His Character, aimed at filling the need for an English existography of Goethe, when he touched on elective affinities, the boyhood genius of Goethe, Goethe and Schiller, among other topics. [2]

In 1948, McCabe published Rationalist Encyclopedia: a Book of Reference on Religion, Philosophy, Ethics, and Science, a dictionary of atheism of sorts. [3]

Quotes | By
The following are quoted by McCabe:

“There is no difference between the howl of a dog and a symphony of Beethoven.”
— Joseph McCabe (c.1910), as quoted by Howard Lovecraft (1936) [4]

References
1. Haeckel, Ernst. (1905). The Riddle of the Universe: at the Close of the Nineteenth Century (translator: Joseph McCabe) (anthropism, pg. 11). Harper & Brothers.
2. McCabe, Joseph. (1912). Goethe, the Man and His Character (elective affinities, 8+ pgs). Publisher.
3. (a) McCabe, Joseph. (1948). Rationalist Encyclopedia: a Book of Reference on Religion, Philosophy, Ethics, and Science. Publisher.
(b) Cooke, Bill. (2006). Dictionary of Atheism, Skepticism, and Humanism. Prometheus Books.
4. Lovecraft, Howard P. (2010). Against Religion: the Atheistic Writings of H.P. Lovecraft (editor: Sunand Joshi; foreword: Christopher Hitchens) (abs) (Amz) (pg. 132). Sporting Gentlemen.

External links
Joseph McCabe – Wikipedia.

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