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Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel

Thomas A. Lewis


This book analyzes Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel analyzes Hegel's philosophy of religion and develops its significance for ongoing debates about the relation between religion and politics as well as the history of the conceptualization of religion. One of the most vital currents in contemporary Hegel scholarship argues that Hegel radicalizes, rather than reneges upon, Kant's critique of metaphysics. Critics have claimed that this new scholarship cannot account for Hegel's treatment of religion. Addressing an important lacuna in the scholarship, the book argues that re ... More

Keywords: civil religion, Hegel, metaphysics, modernity, philosophy of religion, politics, post-Kantian, public, religion, practice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199595594
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595594.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas A. Lewis, author
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University
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