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Liberalism’s Religion

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674976269

Publication Date: 09/25/2017

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344 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

6 tables


  • Introduction
  • Part I: Analogising Religion
    • 1. Liberal Egalitarianism and the Critique of Religion
    • 2. Liberal Egalitarianism and the Exemptions Puzzle
    • 3. Liberal Egalitarianism and the State Neutrality Puzzle
  • Part II: Disaggregating Religion
    • 4. Disaggregating Religion in Nonestablishment of Religion: Defending Minimal Secularism
    • 5. State Sovereignty and Freedom of Association
    • 6. Disaggregating Religion in Freedom of Religion: Individual Exemptions and Liberal Justice
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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