Judicial Evaluation of Religious Belief and the Accessibility Requirement in Public Reason

@article{Golemboski2016JudicialEO,
  title={Judicial Evaluation of Religious Belief and the Accessibility Requirement in Public Reason},
  author={David Golemboski},
  journal={Law and Philosophy},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={435-460}
}
Many theories of liberal public reason exclude claims derived from religion on grounds that religious beliefs are not publicly ‘accessible’, because they are not amenable to meaningful evaluation by outsiders to the faith. Some authors, though, have argued that at least some religious beliefs are, in fact, publicly accessible. This paper examines the consequences of these arguments by exploring the accessibility requirement in relation to U.S. judicial precedent concerning religious… Expand
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