Consciene and Consciousness

Came across this article in The Nation by Jeff Sharlet via Arts and Letters Daily (h/t to A&LD). It is a review of Martha Nussbaum’s new work Liberty of Conscience and Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith. Sharlet you may recall is author of The Family.

While Waldman’s book has its flaws, and Sharlet is right to point out that there is (or at least can be) a sloping curve towards eroding pluralism, Sharlet I think too much sides with Nussbaum (surprise it’s The Nation). (more…)