Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hindu proverb

“He who kicks dust to sully the sun will find the dust in his own face; this hurts the sun not at all.” Proverb quoted by the Shankaracharya of Badrinath and Dwarka.

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… “and Hollande is his Prophet”: French Spring or French Tea Party?

If you did not know it, French President Francois Hollande does perform miracles … Forget about the « normal » man. In just a few months, Hollande and his government have managed to resurrect from the dead the religious right in France. … Continue reading

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Political Theology and the Dialectics of (Counter)Secularization

Abstract: This article builds on Habermas’s hypothesis of a post-secular world society and on Voegelin’s philosophy of consciousness. It first analyzes the genesis of the post-secular hypothesis in the work of Habermas. It then looks at the historical roots of … Continue reading

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Leo Strauss on the phenomenon of “esoteric writing”

The works of Leo Strauss about the phenomenon of esoteric writing in a context of persecution is probably one of the most fascinating aspects of his legacy. The readers learn with him how to read political philosophy as a “detective … Continue reading

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