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Kantian Courage : advancing the enlightenment in contemporary political theory

Author: Nicholas Tampio
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2012.
Series: Just ideas.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Advancing the Enlightenment draws upon John Rawls, Gilles Deleuze, and Tariq Ramadan to present a vision for progressive politics. Rather than defend Kant's ideas, heirs of the Enlightenment should create concepts such as overlapping consensus, rhizome, and space of testimony to facilitate alliances across religious and philosophical differences"--
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Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; John Rawls; Gilles Deleuze; Tariq Ramadan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Tampio
ISBN: 9780823245000 0823245004 9780823245017 0823245012
OCLC Number: 785077496
Description: xii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Advancing the enlightenment --
Kantian courage --
Formulating problems --
Constructing theories --
Engaging Islam --
Conclusion : The battle for autonomy.
Series Title: Just ideas.
Responsibility: Nicholas Tampio.

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Contends that political progressives should embody Kantian courage - a critical and creative disposition to invent new political theories to address the problems of the age  Read more...
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"A bold and exciting book, born out of the conviction that we need a new Enlightenment for the twenty-first century."-Paul Patton, University of New South Wales"A wonderfully clear, appropriately Read more...

 
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