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Author Bailey, Tom.

Title Rawls and Religion
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction / Tom Bailey and Valentina Gentile -- Respect and war : against the standard view of religion in politics / Christopher J. Eberle -- Religion and liberalism : was Rawls right after all? / Robert B. Talisse -- Inclusivism, stability, and assurance / Paul Weithman -- Rethinking the public use of religious reasons / Andrew F. March -- The liberal state and the religious citizen : justificatory perspectives in political liberalism / Patrick Neal -- Reasoning from conjecture : a reply to three objections / Micah Schwartzman -- The religious hermeneutics of public reasoning : from Paul to Rawls / Johannes A. van der Ven -- E pluribus unum : justification and redemption in Rawls, Cohen, and Habermas / James Gledhill -- A reasonable faith? : Pope Benedict's response to Rawls / Peter Jonkers -- Islamic politics and the neutral state : a friendly amendment to Rawls? / Abdullah A. An-Na'im
Summary John Rawls's influential theory of justice and public reason has often been thought to exclude religion from politics, out of fear of its illiberal and destabilizing potentials. It has therefore been criticized by defenders of religion for marginalizing and alienating the wealth of religious sensibilities, voices, and demands now present in contemporary liberal societies. In this anthology, established scholars of Rawls and the philosophy of religion reexamine and rearticulate the central tenets of Rawls's theory to show they in fact offer sophisticated resources for accommodating and respond
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Rawls, John, 1921-2002.
Form Electronic book
Author Gentile, Valentina.
ISBN 0231538391 (electronic bk.)
9780231538398 (electronic bk.)