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The secular contract

Alex Schulman

The secular contract

the politics of enlightenment

by Alex Schulman

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Published by Continuum in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secularization,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Political science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlex Schulman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC171 .S38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138260M
    ISBN 109781441106643
    LC Control Number2011005237

    Secular definition is - of or relating to the worldly or temporal. How to use secular in a sentence. Did You Know? Part 1 (CIL_) Latin Text [As to what the consuls Publius Lentulus and Gnaeus Lentulus] have reported concerning the funding of the Secular Games {Ludi Saeculares}, concerning which it was recently decreed that they should be held [in the next year], it was decided concerning this matter and it was resolved that, since there is nothing in the ancient books saying for what .

    Secularism has always been hard to define. Though often pronounced with algebraic lucidity, its topsy-turvy logic is often as unintelligible as the dog-Latin of monkish hexameters. In practice, it is an odd attempt to forge a cultural consensus on the fact that there really can be no cultural. Secular ethics is a branch of moral philosophy in which ethics is based solely on human faculties such as logic, empathy, reason or moral intuition, and not derived from belief in supernatural revelation or guidance—the source of ethics in many r ethics refers to any ethical system that does not draw on the supernatural, and includes humanism, secularism and .

    operative fact. Any law book might properly be entitled, therefore, the Legal Operation of Facts. INTERPRETATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF CONTRACTS The law of contract deals with those legal relations that arise because of mutual expressions of assent. The parties have expressed their intentions in words, or in other conduct that can be translated. The secular critique of religion, as exemplified by the work of Richard Dawkins, not only underestimates the rise of religious fundamentalism, but entirely misses what is giving it its traction; serious flaws in the secular world itself that require a complete existential, social and economic rethink of the absolute basics; what the purposes of.


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The Secular Contract seeks to defend the European Enlightenment's secularization of political philosophy by promoting an understanding of Enlightenment secular liberalism and extending it to contemporary issues.5/5(1). In world which has witnessed some of the most devastating instances of sectarian violence since the sixteenth century, The Secular Contract, is a powerfully-argued, passionately-written account of where our true heritage lies, and a reminder that we abandon it at our peril.".

This title examines the secularization of political theory during the European Enlightenment and the ramifications for current debates. "The Secular Contract" seeks to defend the European Enlightenment's The secular contract book of political philosophy by promoting an understanding of Enlightenment secular liberalism and extending it to contemporary issues.

I am the author of The Secular Contract: The Politics of Enlightenment (Continuum, ; paperback Bloomsbury, ) and Rethinking Shakespeare’s Political Philosophy: From Lear to Leviathan (University of Edinburgh Press, forthcoming).

I am currently working on two projects: a second book about Shakespeare and philosophy, and a series of. The Secular Contract is the perfect companion text for survey courses in political theory and intellectual history Schulman makes use of both his razor-sharp wit and his encyclopedic knowledge of contractarianism to give us a daring yet authoritative reading of the history of.

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Shows how secularism can answer the problem of religious terrorism Provides new perspectives on how religious minorities can be integrated into liberal /5(7). First, a purely secular society simply cannot survive in the long run. As a consequence, leaving behind secularism is a necessary move, indeed a vital one.

Second, the term secular society is tautological, because the ideal of secularity is latent with the modern use of the term society. Third is the half thesis, which I won’t develop here.

So in this sense, marriage is a contract. However, for a Christian, marriage is more than this. It's also a covenant. The problem arises when you view your marriage only as a contract or as a series of contracts. When this happens, you will have become secular in your thinking and have abandoned the biblical view of marriage.

Secular is a descriptive word used to refer to market activities that occur over the long term. In his book, Stocks for the Long Run (McGraw-Hill Education, 5th edition, ), Jeremy Siegel.

Second, for all this generality just noted, ‗secularism‘—unlike ‗secular‘ and ‗secularization‘—is quite specific in another regard. It is the name of a political doctrine.

As a name, it may not always have had this restriction, but that seems to be its predominant. In developing this notion of a “secular contract” I hope to show that secularism be must re-thought of as not simply the operation of law without religion, but. Exploring their various views about affective relationships, and political, religious, and economic notions of the family, the chapter challenges the critical alignment of political contract with marriage contract, and the presumption of secularism in the story of the sexual contract in the construction of the Early Modern secular state.

The Godless Constitution is a ringing rebuke to the religious right's attempts, fueled by misguided and inaccurate interpretations of American history, to dismantle the wall between church and state erected by the country's founders.

The authors, both distinguished scholars, revisit the historical roots of American religious freedom, paying particular attention to such fig/5(35).

parties the contract shall be void. (b) The mistake of fact referred to in sub-section (a) above must be a mistake as to one of the essential terms of the contract.

(c) Ignorance of the law will not render a contract void. A contract is not by voluntary consent if either party or parties had been induced to enter into the contract under duress. (By the way, it's a book of two halves: the first half is an enchanting depiction of the adventure of youth; the second half is full of tedious.

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Linking power and authority in the secular state; Secular legitimacy as ‘rational–legal’ legitimacy; Natural law and democracy: the ‘legitimacy gap’ 3 The Social Contract as a Response to the ‘Legitimacy Gap’ Hobbes or the ‘ladder kicked away’. The question: is secular law possible? is a provocative question in twenty-first century Britain, a country where most people still identify themselves as Christians but are ambivalent at best about the interventions of the churches into politics.

However, in order to address this question it is important to understand the different meanings which might be given to “secular”. Secular folks believe in all sorts of things, Phil Zuckerman Ph.D., is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College and the author of several books.

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