abstract: This article presents Jürgen Habermas's discourse on religion within a foundationally self-sufficient democracy based on autonomous reason. The existential-motivational and semantic significance of religion in postsecular society is explained. The tension between the significance of religion and Habermas's rejection of a philosophy of religion within his political philosophy is discussed in order to explore the possibility and range of a philosophy of religion allowed for in Habermas's approach. Finally, Habermas's thesis on religion is reviewed from a Latin American context in order to test its universality.
The Journal of Speculative Philosophy – Penn State University Press
Published: Jul 27, 2017
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