Myth and Ritual

October 19, 2011
4:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building Lohrfink Auditorium Map

In this Berkley Center lecture, the philosopher Jürgen Habermas explored the evolution of myth and ritual, as well as their enduring significance for human societies, from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. In particular, he addressed religious arguments in the public sphere, the secular foundations of political legitimation, and the religious sources of new social movements.

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