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Beyond political liberalism : toward a post-secular ethics of public life

Author: Troy Lewis Dostert
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006.
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"Dostert argues that there is a steep price to be paid for this conception of politics, for what results is a political vision characterized by a profound distrust and fear of citizens' comprehensive convictions--the animating source of many citizens' political activity. He suggests that a "post-secular" ethics is a more appropriate response to moral diversity than restricting and managing the presence of religion  Read more...
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Dostert, Troy Lewis, 1968-
Beyond political liberalism.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607909491
Online version:
Dostert, Troy Lewis, 1968-
Beyond political liberalism.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)608408905
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Troy Lewis Dostert
ISBN: 0268026009 9780268026004
OCLC Number: 70698897
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Duke University.
Description: x, 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Managing moral diversity in Rawls's Political liberalism --
Religious freedom within Political liberalism? The implications of avoiding moral negotiation --
The secularity of liberal public reason --
Approaching the theological: re-thinking public discourse --
Envisioning a politics of moral engagement: glimpses from the civil rights struggle --
The promise of a post-secular politics.
Responsibility: Troy Dostert.
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Offers a critical examination of political liberalism, the approach to liberal political theory advanced most forcefully in the later work of John Rawls. This work suggests that a post-secular ethics  Read more...

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