By Tom Bailey, Valentina Gentile
Tom Bailey teaches philosophy at John Cabot college in Rome. His learn specializes in modern political philosophy, ethics, and the heritage of recent philosophy. He has released numerous articles in those parts and is the editor of Deprovincializing Habermas: international views. Valentina Gentile is vice director of the heart for Ethics and worldwide Politics at LUISS college in Rome. Her examine makes a speciality of liberal tolerance, moderate pluralism, and ethical balance in divided societies, and on justice and popularity. She is the writer of From id clash to Civil Society: Restoring Human Dignity and Pluralism in Deeply Divided Societies.
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And its appeal to a kind of mutual respect among citizens of different value orientations is notably less demanding of religious citizens than many competing liberal theories. Rawls’s theory of public reason nonetheless implies a form of priority of the political over the religious. When matters of basic justice are at stake, it asks that religious or “comprehensive” arguments be reformulated in terms that all citizens can reasonably accept, but it does not ask the opposite, namely, that shared matters of justice be reformulable in religious terms.
We suggest his reasons for doing so below. 7. ) xvii–xxx, 15, 36, 39–40, 65–66, and 133–67. 8. ) xlix, l–li, l, and 225, and IPRR 462–63. 9. For examples of this criticism, see Nicholas Wolterstorff, “The Role of Religion in Decision and Discussion of Political Issues,” in Religion in the Public Square: The Place of Religious Convictions in Political Debate, ed. R. Audi and N. : Rowman and Littlefield, 1997), 105 and 116; Wolterstorff, “Why We Should Reject What Liberalism Tells Us About Speaking and Acting in Public for Religious Reasons,” in Religion and Contemporary Liberalism, ed.
Reasoning from Conjecture: A Reply to Three Objections MICAH SCHWARTZMAN 7. The Religious Hermeneutics of Public Reasoning: From Paul to Rawls JOHANNES A. VAN DER VEN PART III. TRANSCENDING RAWLS 8. E Pluribus Unum: Justification and Redemption in Rawls, Cohen, and Habermas JAMES GLEDHILL 9. A Reasonable Faith? Pope Benedict’s Response to Rawls PETER JONKERS 10. Islamic Politics and the Neutral State: A Friendly Amendment to Rawls? ABDULLAHI A. ” But his sensitivity to religion is often neglected and his own treatment of it often misunderstood.
Rawls and religion by Tom Bailey, Valentina Gentile