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Secularism and Freedom of Conscience

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ISBN 9780674058651

Publication Date: 10/24/2011


160 pages

5-1/2 x 7 inches


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  • Introduction: Secularism Today
  • Part I. Secularism
    • 1. Moral Pluralism, Neutrality, and Secularism
    • 2. The Principles of Secularism
    • 3. Regimes of Secularism
    • 4. Public Sphere and Private Sphere
    • 5. Religious Symbols and Rituals in the Public Space
    • 6. Liberal-Pluralist Secularism: The Case of Quebec
  • Part II. Freedom of Conscience
    • 7. The Legal Obligation for Reasonable Accommodation
    • 8. Are Religious Beliefs “Expensive Tastes”? Choices, Circumstances, and Individual Responsibility
    • 9. The Subjective Conception of Freedom of Religion and the Individualization of Belief
    • 10. Does the Legal Obligation for Accommodation Favor Religion? Religious and Secular Convictions of Conscience
    • 11. The Reasonable Limits to Freedom of Conscience
  • Conclusion: The Future of Secularism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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