Robert Audi is an internationally distinguished contributor to ethics, theory of knowledge, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of action. He has published numerous books and papers in all these fields and lectures widely in these areas and, more recently, in business ethics. He is a past president of the American Philosophical Association and the subject of a critical volume containing thirteen critical essays and his responses.
Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction
1. The Autonomy of Ethics and the Moral Authority of Religion I. The Autonomy of Ethics II. Moral Knowledge: General and Particular III. Religion, Theology, and Ethics IV. Theoethical Equilibrium: The Integration of Religion and Ethics V. Divine Command Ethics and Secular Morality
2. The Liberty of Citizens and the Responsibilities of Government I. The Separation of Church and State and the Limits of Democratic Authority II. The Liberty Principle and the Scope of Religious Freedom III. The Equality Principle and the Case Against Establishment IV. The Neutrality Principle: Accommodationist Secularity V. Religious Neutrality, Valuational Neutrality, and Public Policy
3. The Secular State and the Religious Citizen I. Freedom of Expression in the Advocacy of Laws and Public Policies II. Major Principles Governing the Advocacy of Laws and Public Policies III. The Charge of Exclusivism toward Religious Reasons IV. Natural Reason, Secularity, and Religious Convictions V. Religious Reasons, Political Decision, and Toleration VI. Privatization Versus Activism: The Place of Religious Considerations in Public Political Discourse
4. Democratic Tolerance and Religious Obligation in a Globalized World I. The Nature of Tolerance II. Is Tolerance a Virtue? III. Toleration and Forgiveness IV. The Normative Standards for Democratic Toleration V. Religion in the Workplace as a Test Case for a Theory of Toleration VI, Cosmopolitanism as a Framework for Tolerance VII. Civic Virtue and Democratic Participation VIII. International Implications of the Framework