What is "New Atheism"?

Update: I read a book attacking "the new atheism", and I still don't know how they're defined; all I worked out was that the author considered Richard Dawkins and the late Christopher Hitchens as "new atheists". And the author's approach was very aggressive and arrogant toward the "new... show more I read a book attacking "the new atheism", and I still don't know how they're defined; all I worked out was that the author considered Richard Dawkins and the late Christopher Hitchens as "new atheists". And the author's approach was very aggressive and arrogant toward the "new atheists", having named just two that he classified as such.
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