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    Habermas and Gauchet on Religion in Postsecular Society. A Critical Assessment.Antoon1 Braeckman - 2009 - Continental Philosophy Review 42 (3):279-296.
    This article seeks to demonstrate that in his recent reading of the role of religion in the postsecular public realm, Habermas overlooks a most fundamental dimension of religion: its power to symbolically institute communities. For his part, Gauchet starts from a vision of religion in which this fundamental dimension is central. In his evaluation of the role of religion in postsecular society, he therefore arrives at results which are very different from those of Habermas. However, I believe that Gauchet too (...)
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    The Hermeneutics of Society: On the State in Lefort's Political Theory.Antoon1 Braeckman - 2018 - Constellations 25 (2):242-255.
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    The Moral Inevitability of the Enlightenment and the Precariousness of the Moment.Antoon1 Braeckman - 2008 - Review of Metaphysics 62 (2):285-306.
    Kant’s essay An answer to the question: What is Enlightenment? has developed into the representative text of philosophical Enlightenment in the course of the past two hundred years. Yet most interpretations tend to assign to it a univocal meaning that is incompatible with its apparent polysemy. While taking the latter into account, the author closely investigates Kant’s essay and offers a balanced interpretation of its meaning. On the basis of this reading, it becomes apparent that we should understand Kant’s idea (...)
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