Why Tolerate Religion? A Response to Brian Leiter

5 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last revised: 7 Sep 2017

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Rafael Domingo

Emory University School of Law; University of Navarra - School of Law

Date Written: March 21, 2017


Contrary to Leiter's opinion, I argue that secular legal systems should single out religion. What is more, in order to protect religion adequately, secular legal systems should recognize a right to religion, as distinct from the right to freedom of conscience.

Keywords: religious freedom, right to religion, conscience, morality, Brian Leiter, toleration, tolerance, establishment, neutrality, Ronald Dworkin

Suggested Citation

Domingo, Rafael, Why Tolerate Religion? A Response to Brian Leiter (March 21, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2938693 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2938693

Rafael Domingo (Contact Author)

Emory University School of Law ( email )

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Atlanta, GA 30322
United States

HOME PAGE: http://law.emory.edu/

University of Navarra - School of Law ( email )

Universidad de Navarra
Campus Universitario
Pamplona, Navarra 31009

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