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Myth and Ritual

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Showing the Jürgen Habermas Lecture: Myth and Ritual Video

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

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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