Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy.

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Full title: Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy.
Main author: Laborde, Cécile.
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Other authors: Bardon, Aurélia.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy
  • Copyright
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • Notes on Editors
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • 1. THE SPECIAL STATUS OF RELIGION IN THE LAW
  • 2. SOVEREIGNTY, NON-ESTABLISHMENT, NEUTRALITY
  • 3. ACCOMMODATION AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
  • 4. TOLERATION, CONSCIENCE, IDENTITY
  • Part I: The Special Status of Religion in the Law
  • 1: Religion, Equality, and Anarchy
  • 1.1. Introduction
  • 1.2. A Taxonomy of Theories
  • 1.3. Inconsistency
  • 1.4. Equality and Anarchy
  • 1.5. Towards Public Reason
  • 1.6. Conclusion
  • References
  • 2: A Rawlsian Defence of Special Treatment for Religion
  • 2.1. Rawlsian Objections to Special Treatment
  • 2.2. Exigency and opacity
  • 2.3. The Awful Situation
  • 2.4. The Hobbesian Objection
  • References
  • 3: The Irrelevance of Religion to Law
  • 3.1. The Assumption
  • 3.2. Attribution of Legal Concepts
  • 3.3. Conflicting Intentions
  • 3.4. An Objection from Practice
  • 3.5. Conclusion
  • References
  • 4: Understanding Religion, Governing Religion: A Realist Perspective
  • 4.1. The descriptive challenge to liberal religious freedom
  • 4.2. From description to disaggregation
  • 4.3. The realist critique
  • 4.4. Two objections and the moral of the story (or lack thereof)
  • References
  • 5: The Consequences of Disaggregation and the Impossibility of a Third Way
  • 5.1. The Problem
  • 5.2. Combination Effect: Religion as a Particularly Disruptive Phenomenon
  • 5.3. Why All Religion?
  • 5.4. The Inevitability of Side Effects
  • 5.5. Definition
  • 5.6. Conclusion
  • References
  • Part II: Sovereignty, Non-Establishment, Neutrality
  • 6: Sovereignty, the Corporate Religious, and Jurisdictional/Political Pluralism
  • 6.1. Jurisdictional Political Pluralism
  • 6.2. Pluralist Sovereignty
  • 6.3. Modern and Medieval Sovereignty Revisited.
  • 6.4. Post-Modern Sovereignty: NeoMedieval or Democratic?
  • References
  • 7: Religious Establishment and Public Justification
  • 7.1. Public Justification
  • 7.2. Establishment
  • 7.3. The Non-Establishment Principle
  • 7.4. Symbolic and Revenue Establishment
  • 7.5. Conclusion
  • References
  • 8: Whatś the Problem with Symbolic Religious Establishment?: The Alienation and Symbolic Equality Accounts
  • 8.1. Symbolic effects of establishment
  • 8.2. The alienation account
  • 8.3. Problems for the alienation account
  • 8.4. Symbolic equality
  • 8.5. Symbolic equality communicatively understood
  • 8.6. Interpretative perspectives
  • 8.7. Conclusion
  • References
  • 9: Is Ethical Independence Enough?
  • 9.1. Interpreting Religious Freedom: Special Right or Ethical Independence?
  • 9.2. Integrating Ethical Independence with Other Values
  • 9.3. The Appeal to Conscience
  • 9.3.1. Is the Appeal to Conscience Acceptable to Everyone?
  • 9.3.2. Sectarian Appeals to Conscience
  • 9.4. Conclusion
  • References
  • 10: On the Scope and Object of Neutrality: Policies, Principles, and `Burdens of Conscience ́
  • 10.1. Neutrality and EstabliSHment
  • 10.2. Holism in Judging Political Action
  • 10.3. Two Levels of Neutrality
  • 10.3.1. A Dilemma for Policy-Focused Accounts of Neutrality
  • 10.4. The Burdens of Conscience
  • References
  • Part III: Accommodation and Religious Freedom
  • 11: Religious Exemption and Distributive Justice
  • 11.1. Two sorts of distribuend
  • 11.2. Exemption, religious freedom, and human rights
  • 11.3. Exemption, non-religious goods, and discrimination
  • 11.4. Legal exemptions
  • 11.5. Majorities and Minorities
  • References
  • 12: Religious Accommodation: Responsibility, Integrity, and Self-Respect
  • 12.1. Individual Responsibility
  • 12.2. Fair Circumstances for Choice.
  • 12.3. Integrity Self-Respect, Civic Participation, and Ethical Coherence
  • 12.4. A Framework for Accommodation
  • 12.5. Conclusion
  • References
  • 13: Exemptions for Conscience
  • 13.1. Volitional Exemptions
  • 13.2. The Moral Conscience Principle
  • 13.3. The Unfairness Objection
  • 13.4. The Moral Integrity Response
  • 13.5. Responsibility for Integrity
  • 13.6. Conclusion
  • References
  • 14: Religious Exemptions and Fairness
  • 14.1. Barryś Pincers
  • 14.2. The Fair Opportunity forSelf-Determination Principle
  • 14.3. The Weightiness of Fair Opportunity
  • 14.4. Balancing and Religious Exemptions
  • 14.4.1. Internal Balancing
  • 14.4.2. External Balancing
  • 14.5. The Roots of Exemption Scepticism
  • References
  • 15: How the Interests of Children Limit the Religious Freedom of Parents
  • 15.1.
  • 15.2.
  • 15.3.
  • References
  • 16: Equality and Conscience: Ethics and the Provision of Public Services
  • 16.1. Conscience versus Equality?
  • 16.2. Equality and State Duties
  • 16.3. Contextualizing the Demands of Equality and the Claims of Conscience
  • 16.4. Transforming the Status Quo: Equality and the Creative Power of Politics
  • 16.5. Conclusion
  • References
  • Part IV: Toleration, Conscience, Identity
  • 17: Religion, Reason, and Toleration: Bayle, Kant-and Us
  • 17.1. Toleration: Concept and Conceptions
  • 17.2. An Autonomous Conception of Morality
  • 17.3. Faith and Reason
  • 17.4. Conclusion
  • References
  • 18: Toleration without Limits: A Reconstruction and Defence of Pierre Bayleś Philosophical Commentary
  • 18.1. The problem of toleration
  • 18.2. The logic of toleration
  • 18.3. The limits of toleration
  • 18.4. Regimes of toleration
  • 18.5. Toleration without limits
  • References
  • 19: Liberalism and Identity
  • 19.1.
  • 19.2.
  • 19.3.
  • 19.4.
  • References
  • 20: Conscience in Public Life
  • References.
  • 21: Is Religious Conviction Special?
  • A Story (Spoiler Alert)
  • Another Story (Spoiler Alert Again)
  • 21.1. Introduction
  • 21.1.1. Convictions
  • 21.2. Cultural Trappings
  • 21.3. Epistemic Pedigree
  • 21.4. Epistemic Status
  • 21.5. Conclusion
  • References
  • 22: How Should We Respect Conscience?
  • 22.1. Introduction
  • 22.2. Leiterś Dismissal of Recognition Respect
  • 22.3. Rescuing Recognition Respect
  • 22.4. Recognition Respect and Toleration
  • 22.5. The Procedural Dimension of Respect
  • 22.6. Conclusion
  • References
  • Index.