Judith Butler, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor, Cornel West Featured at Symposium on the Power of Religion in the Public Sphere, Oct. 22


Philosopher Jürgen Habermas and Princeton University Professor Cornel West will participate in a discussion, Rethinking Secularism: The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere, on Thursday, October 22, 3:00-7:30 p.m., at Cooper Union s Great Hall (7 East 7th Street at Bowery)

Philosopher Jürgen Habermas and Princeton University Professor Cornel West will participate in a discussion, “Rethinking Secularism: The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere,” on Thursday, October 22, 3:00-7:30 p.m., at Cooper Union’s Great Hall (7 East 7th Street at Bowery). Map. Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th Street).

The event is co-sponsored by New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the Social Science Research Council, and Stony Brook University. To RSVP, please click here. For more information, contact Samuel Carter, assistant director of the Institute for Public Knowledge, at 212.992.6561.

Other participants include: Judith Butler, a professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, who has authored Frames of War: When is Life Grievable? and co-authored the forthcoming Is Critique Secular?; and Charles Taylor, a professor emeritus of philosophy at McGill University and winner 500

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