Saturday, August 29, 2009

Conference at NYU on "Rethinking Secularism"

A conference will be held at New York University on October 22, 2009, entitled

Rethinking Secularism: The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere


Judith Butler:
Why Judaism is not Zionism: Religious Sources for the Critique of Violence.

Jürgen Habermas:
"The Political" - The Rational Sense of a Questionable Inheritance of Political Theology

Charles Taylor:
Why We Need a Radical Redefinition of Secularism.

Cornel West:
Prophetic Religion and The Future of Capitalist Civilization.

Update 29/9: Event release here.

The conference is arranged by The Institute for Public Knowledge.

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