Prometheus Books is a publishing company founded in August 1969 by the philosopher Paul Kurtz (who was also the founder of the Council for Secular Humanism, Center for Inquiry, and co-founder of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry). The publisher's name was derived from Prometheus, the Titan from Greek mythology who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to man. This act is often used as a metaphor for bringing knowledge or enlightenment. Their headquarters was located in Amherst, New York, and they publish worldwide. Jonathan Kurtz is president of Prometheus.

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  • Prometheus Books is a publishing company founded in August 1969 by the philosopher Paul Kurtz (who was also the founder of the Council for Secular Humanism, Center for Inquiry, and co-founder of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry). The publisher's name was derived from Prometheus, the Titan from Greek mythology who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to man. This act is often used as a metaphor for bringing knowledge or enlightenment. Prometheus Books publishes a range of books, focusing on topics such as science, freethought, secularism, humanism, and skepticism. It has published in the "atheism" category since its founding in 1969, and is considered the "grandfather" of atheist publishing in America. Their headquarters was located in Amherst, New York, and they publish worldwide. Jonathan Kurtz is president of Prometheus. The publisher has roughly 1,700 books currently in print and publishes approximately 95–100 books per year. Since its founding, Prometheus Books has published more than 2,500 books. (en)
  • Prometheus Books est une société d'édition fondée en août 1969 par le philosophe Paul Kurtz (qui était également le fondateur du Center for Inquiry, et co-fondateur du Committee for Skeptical Inquiry). Le nom de l'éditeur est dérivé de Prométhée, le Titan de la mythologie grecque qui a volé le feu à Zeus et l'a donné aux Hommes. Cet acte est souvent utilisé comme métaphore pour le fait d'apporter la connaissance ou l'illumination. (fr)
  • Prometheus Books is een Amerikaanse uitgeverij die internationaal publiceert. Het bedrijf werd in 1969 opgericht door Paul Kurtz. Het hoofdkantoor bevindt zich in Amherst, Erie County (New York). (nl)
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  • Prometheus Books est une société d'édition fondée en août 1969 par le philosophe Paul Kurtz (qui était également le fondateur du Center for Inquiry, et co-fondateur du Committee for Skeptical Inquiry). Le nom de l'éditeur est dérivé de Prométhée, le Titan de la mythologie grecque qui a volé le feu à Zeus et l'a donné aux Hommes. Cet acte est souvent utilisé comme métaphore pour le fait d'apporter la connaissance ou l'illumination. (fr)
  • Prometheus Books is een Amerikaanse uitgeverij die internationaal publiceert. Het bedrijf werd in 1969 opgericht door Paul Kurtz. Het hoofdkantoor bevindt zich in Amherst, Erie County (New York). (nl)
  • Prometheus Books is a publishing company founded in August 1969 by the philosopher Paul Kurtz (who was also the founder of the Council for Secular Humanism, Center for Inquiry, and co-founder of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry). The publisher's name was derived from Prometheus, the Titan from Greek mythology who stole fire from Zeus and gave it to man. This act is often used as a metaphor for bringing knowledge or enlightenment. Their headquarters was located in Amherst, New York, and they publish worldwide. Jonathan Kurtz is president of Prometheus. (en)
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