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Religion and the Project of Autonomy

Smith, Karl E (2007) Religion and the Project of Autonomy. Thesis Eleven: critical theory and historical sociology , 91 (1). pp. 27-47. ISSN 0725-5136

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Abstract

Using Castoriadis' theory on the polarisation of autonomy and heteronomy, Smith argues that there is room for religious belief in a autonomous society and that religiosity per see is not incompatible with the project of creating an autonomous society.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23002, autonomy, heteronomy, religiosity, Charles Taylor, Cornelius Castoriadis
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2012 02:30
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 02:30
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8871
DOI: 10.1177/0725513607082000
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