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By Nicholas Tampio

How may perhaps revolutionary political theorists enhance the Enlightenment after Darwin shifted the dialog approximately human nature within the nineteenth century, the Holocaust displayed barbarity on the old heart of the Enlightenment, and Sept. 11 confirmed the necessity to regulate the beliefs and methods of the Enlightenment? Kantian Courage considers how a number of figures in modern political theory--including John Rawls, Gilles Deleuze, and Tariq Ramadan--do simply this as they proceed Immanuel Kant's legacy.

Rather than recommend particular Kantian principles, the booklet contends that political progressives may still embrace Kantian courage--a serious and artistic disposition to invent new political theories to handle the issues of the age. It illuminates Kant's legacy in modern highbrow debates; constructs a discussion between Anglo-American, Continental, and Islamic political theorists; and exhibits how progressives may perhaps forge alliances throughout political and spiritual modifications by means of inventing thoughts corresponding to the overlapping consensus, the rhizome, and the space
of testimony. The publication will curiosity scholars of the Enlightenment, modern political theorists and philosophers, and a common viewers fascinated with the way forward for the connection among Islam and the West.

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