Liberty Of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality by Martha NussbaumLiberty Of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality by Martha Nussbaum

Liberty Of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality

byMartha Nussbaum

Paperback | January 5, 2010

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The respect for religious difference has formed the bedrock of our nation and made equality possible. Yet today we are told that “moral values”—code for a government shaped by religious concerns—must be the keystone of our social compact.

A rich and compelling chronicle of an essential idea, Liberty of Conscience tells the story of America's great tradition of religious freedom. Philosopher Martha Nussbaum's ambitious book is both a work of history and a pointed rejoinder to conservative efforts to break down barriers between church and state.

Martha Nussbaum, one of the leading moral philosophers of our time, holds appointments in the Law School, Divinity School, and Philosophy Department at the University of Chicago and is a board member in the university's Human Rights Program. She is the author of twelve previous books on philosophy and ethics. Her book Cultivating Human...
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Title:Liberty Of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious EqualityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.88 inPublished:January 5, 2010Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:046501853X

ISBN - 13:9780465018536

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