Jürgen Habermas on Secular Foundations of Political Legitimation

Jürgen Habermas on Secular Foundations of Political Legitimation Berkley Centre for Religion, Peace & World Affairs At the 2011 Berkley Centre for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Professor Habermas presented a philosophical paper titled “Myth and Ritual”. In the question period that followed, Professor Habermas’ highlighted what he believed was really at the issue in interpreting the very foundations itself of contemporary political legitimation in terms that were secular. While seeing himself as a defender of the “Enlightenment heritage” of the West, Professor Habermas argued that the issue ultimately relies on a… Read More