The View From 1776

Better Late Than Never

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Stanley Fish relates the late-in-life, still conflicted, bending toward religious truth of Jurgen Habermas, a German political philosopher devoted to Marxian pragmatism and critical theory.


Does Reason Know What It Is Missing?


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In his earlier work, Habermas believed, as many did, that the ambition of religion to provide a foundation of social cohesion and normative guidance could now, in the Modern Age, be fulfilled by the full development of human rational capacities harnessed to a