Against simple antisecularist claims that secularism is to be equated with Western rationalism or with Christianity, or with colonialism tout court, I argue that an essential task of secular criticism (according to Edward Said's initial conception) is to conduct a double and dialectical critique of the metaphysics of both secularism and antisecularism.
Stathis Gourgouris; Detranscendentalizing the Secular. Public Culture 1 September 2008; 20 (3): 437–445. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-2008-003
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