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Darren R. Walhof [5]Darren Reed Walhof [1]
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    Friendship, Otherness, and Gadamer’s Politics of Solidarity.Darren R. Walhof - 2006 - Political Theory 34 (5):569-593.
    This article makes the political dimension of Gadamer's thought more explicit by examining the interplay of three concepts in his work: solidarity, friendship, and the other. Focusing primarily on certain post--"Truth and Method" writings, I argue that Gadamer's conception of solidarity has to do with historically contingent manifestations of bonds that reflect a civic life together of reciprocal co-perception. These bonds go beyond conscious recognition of observable similarities and differences and emerge from encounters among those who are, and remain, in (...)
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    Habermas, same-sex marriage and the problem of religion in public life.Darren R. Walhof - 2013 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (3):225-242.
    This article addresses the debate over religion in the public sphere by analysing the conception of ‘religion’ in the recent work of Habermas, who claims to mediate the divide between those who defend public appeals to religion without restriction and those who place limits on such appeals. I argue that Habermas’ translation requirement and his restriction on religious reasons in the institutional public sphere rest on a conception of religion as essentially apolitical in its origin. This conception, I argue, remains (...)
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    Bringing the Deliberative Back In: Gadamer on Conversation and Understanding.Darren R. Walhof - 2005 - Contemporary Political Theory 4 (2):154-174.
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    Bringing the deliberative back in: Gadamer on conversation and understanding.Darren R. Walhof - 2005 - Contemporary Political Theory 4 (2):154-174.