The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere

, 12:00pm –
The Great Hall, Cooper Union

On Thursday, October 22, 2009, from 4:00-8:30PM, the SSRC, the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, and Stony Brook University co-sponsored a major public event at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, in New York City. The event featured four of the most important and innovative public intellectuals of our time—Judith Butler, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor and Cornel West—discussing the role religion can, should, and might play in the public sphere.