Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Hent de Vries's critique of Habermas on religion

Now available at the website of the Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University:

Hent de Vries -
"Global Religion and the Post-Secular Challenge: Habermas’s Recent Writings and the Case for Deep Pragmatism" [pdf]

The paper was presented at a symposium in New York City in October 2009 on Habermas's view on post-metaphysical thinking and religion. Habermas's comments on Hent de Vries's paper are published in his book "Nachmetaphysisches Denken II" (Suhrkamp Verlag, 2012) pp. 178-179.

Hent de Vries is Professor at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of "Religion and Violence: Philosophical Perspectives from Kant to Derrida" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002), and "Minimal Theologies: Critiques of Secular Reason in Theodor W. Adorno and Emmanuel Levinas" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), and he is the editor of "Religion: Beyond a Concept" (Fordham University Press, 2007).

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