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Consensus, convergence, restraint, and religion

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This essay critically assesses the central claim of Kevin Vallier’s Liberal Politics and Public Faith: that public religious faith and public reason liberalism can be reconciled, because the values underlying public reason liberalism should lead us to endorse the ‘convergence view,’ rather than the mainstream consensus view. The convergence view is friendlier to religious faith, because it jettisons the consensus view’s much-criticised ‘duty of restraint’. I present several challenges to Vall...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1163/17455243-01503001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Moral Philosophy Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
345-361
Publication date:
2018-06-19
Acceptance date:
2016-02-29
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EISSN:
1745-5243
ISSN:
1740-4681
URN:
uuid:8b310cad-d783-4b8c-b562-9285f1231d70
Source identifiers:
614186
Local pid:
pubs:614186

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