International Journal for Philosophy of Religion
"[T]here is a rich material for reflection in these essays for those interested in a variety of topics, ranging from philosophy of mind, questions of determinism and free will, the history of modern philosophy, and problems of truth and meaning to the nature of democracy and the possibilities of a new world order. Habermas manages to integrate his discussion of these diverse problems in a way which is regrettably not common in English-speaking philosophy, and for this reason above all this is a book which is well worth reading."
"The volume will be of interest to all students of social, moral and political philosophy as well as philosophy of religion and philosophy of science."
Marx and Philosophy
"A major study by a prominent German philosopher reflecting on the tension between the spread of naturalistic worldviews and the revival of religious orthodoxies and their political influence ... the arguments elucidated are significant for our time."
Scientific and Medical Network
- A major new book by one of the leading philosophers and social thinkers in the world today.
- This book examines the tension between the spread of naturalistic views (exemplified by the rise of biogenetics), on the one hand, and the rise of religious orthodoxies and revitalization of religious traditions, on the other.
- Habermas develops a distinctive argument about the enduring significance of religion in modern societies and the importance of religious tolerance.
- Provides a fresh contribution to current debates on cosmopolitanism and a constitution for international society.