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:: Habermas attends conference on "Rethinking Secularism" (28-08-2009 22:09)
On October 22, a conference will be held at New York University on "Rethinking Secularism: The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere".

From the program:

Judith Butler:
Why Judaism is not Zionism: Religious Sources for the Critique of Violence

Jürgen Habermas:
"The Political" - The Rational Sense of a Questionable Inheritance of Political Theology

Charles Taylor:
Why We Need a Radical Redefinition of Secularism

Cornel West:
Prophetic Religion and The Future of Capitalist Civilization

The conference is arranged by The Institute for Public Knowledge.
Thomas Gregersen