• Sociology
  • Published 2017

What is Missing? Jürgen Habermas's Turn to a 'Post-secular Society' and the Limits of Postmetaphysical Modernity

@inproceedings{Atanasescu2017WhatIM,
  title={What is Missing? J{\"u}rgen Habermas's Turn to a 'Post-secular Society' and the Limits of Postmetaphysical Modernity},
  author={Nicolae Adrian Atanasescu},
  year={2017}
}
This thesis examines Jürgen Habermas’s recent turn to a “post-secular society” and evaluates this move in light of the wider background of his philosophical and political thought. While taking stock of Habermas’s arguments that a postsecular turn in liberal politics is necessary in order to regenerate and thus strengthen and stabilize the normative content of the Enlightnement project, my analysis in this thesis shows that the concept of “post-secular society” raises significant normative… CONTINUE READING

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