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Toleration

by Preston T. King

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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toleration.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPreston King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM276 .K45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL975927M
    ISBN 100714646520
    LC Control Number96013013

    J. Brook, - Toleration - 70 pages. 3 Reviews. This is a very short book (letter, some 75 pages). This is the beginning of the roots of our American concept of religious freedom. Well worth the read. Read full review. A Letter Concerning Toleration John Locke Snippet view - /5(3). Luckily, unlike those two works, Locke wrote A Letter Concerning Toleration in Latin, so the prose is translated, and therefore more lively. What you get is a brilliant, /5.

      A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke was originally published in Its initial publication was in Latin, though it was immediately translated into other languages. Locke's work appeared amidst a fear that Catholicism might be taking over England, and responds to the problem of religion and government by proposing religious Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. In this book one of the most influential political theorists of our time discusses the politics of toleration. Michael Walzer examines five "regimes of toleration"--from multinational empires to.

    Worlds of Difference: European Discourses of Toleration, c. –c. University Park: University of Pennsylvania Press, E-mail Citation» In contrast to those who find the origins of toleration in the Renaissance, Reformation or Enlightenment, this book offers studies of seven advocates of religious toleration in the Middle Ages. A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke was originally published in Its initial publication was in Latin, though it was immediately translated into other languages. Locke's work appeared amidst a fear that Catholicism might be taking over England, and responds to the problem of religion and government by proposing religious toleration as the answer.


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Toleration is remarkably bold yet remarkably engaging, simply written, and brimming with insight." David Schmidtz, Center for the Philosophy of Freedom "Cohen's book provides an exemplary analysis of what toleration is (and is not), and a lucid assessment of the reasons - strong and weak - 5/5(2).

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Cohens account of toleration, unsurprisingly, is rooted Andrew J. Cohen’s Toleration starts with the “aim to provide a clear and lively introduction to the issues surrounding toleration” (1). He successfully, in my view, achieves this aim. He grounds the concept of toleration historically in the history of western liberalism/5.

Book Description Toleration is an indispensable yet ambivalent concept in pluralistic societies. Is it based on mutual respect or on condescension. Why is it right to tolerate what is wrong?Cited by: 7. Drawing on the work of philosophers, such as Locke, Mill and Rawls, whose theories are central to toleration, the book provides a solid theoretical base to those who value toleration, whilst considering the challenges toleration faces in by: This book traces the growth of philosophical justifications of toleration.

The contributors discuss the grounds on which we may be required to be tolerant and the proper limits of toleration. They consider the historical and conceptual relation between toleration and scepticism and ask whether toleration is justified by considerations of Cited by: In his Six Books of a Commonweal (), he develops a purely political justification of toleration, following the thought of the so-called Politiques, whose main concern was the stability of the state.

For them, the preservation of political sovereignty took primacy over the preservation of religious unity, and toleration was recommended as a superior policy in a situation of religious plurality and strife. The Treatise on Tolerance on the Occasion of the Death of Jean Calas from the Judgment Rendered in Toulouse is a work by French philosopher Voltaire, published inin which he calls for tolerance between religions, and targets religious fanaticism, especially that of the Jesuits, indicting all superstitions surrounding religions.

In this book one of the most influential political theorists of our time discusses the politics of toleration. Michael Walzer examines five "regimes of toleration"—from multinational empires to immigrant societies—and describes the strengths and weaknesses of each regime, as well as the varying forms of toleration and exclusion each fosters.

Toleration is remarkably bold yet remarkably engaging, simply written, and brimming with insight." David Schmidtz, Center for the Philosophy of Freedom "Cohen's book provides an exemplary analysis of what toleration is (and is not), and a lucid assessment of the reasons - strong and weak - Author: Andrew Jason Cohen.

Toleration is remarkably bold yet remarkably engaging, simply written, and brimming with insight." David Schmidtz, Center for the Philosophy of Freedom "Cohen's book provides an exemplary analysis of what toleration is (and is not), and a lucid assessment of the reasons - strong and weak - why it is so valuable."Brand: Wiley.

Catriona McKinnon presents a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to toleration in her new book. Divided into two parts, the first clearly introduces and assesses the major theoretical accounts of toleration, examining it in light of challenges from scepticism, value pluralism and reasonableness.

Ever since humankind raised its head toward the heavens in search of universal understanding and spiritual fulfillment, wars, pogroms, persecution, prejudice, and contempt have been the means of resolving the many and varied disagreements that have arisen over matters his Letter Concerning Toleration, Locke offers a compelling plea for freedom of conscience and religious /5(7).

A Letter Concerning Toleration John Locke translated by William Popple Honoured Sir, Since you are pleased to inquire what are my thoughts about the mutual toleration of Christians in their different professions of religion, I must needs answer you freely that I esteem that toleration to be the chief.

Up-and-coming author, Catriona McKinnon presents a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to toleration in her new book. Divided into two parts, the first clearly introduces and assesses the major theoretical accounts of toleration, examining it in light of challenges from scepticism, value pluralism and reasonableness.

Up-and-coming author, Catriona McKinnon presents a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to toleration in her new book. Divided into two parts, the first clearly introduces and assesses the. Toleration definition is - the act or practice of tolerating something.

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— Los Angeles Times, "Column: Newsom could use some beach time. The authors seek to address this oversight in several ways. They begin with a thorough conceptual analysis of toleration and its kindred concepts. They are convinced that an appreciation of the importance of the family of toleration concepts must be founded on an understanding of the various ways in which they function in our language and our lives.

Beyond Toleration book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. At its founding, the United States was one of the most religiously diver /5.

Toleration: An Elusive Virtue. If we are to understand the concept of toleration in terms of everyday life, we must address a key philosophical and political tension: the call for restraint when encountering apparently wrong beliefs and actions versus the good reasons for interfering with the lives of the subjects of these beliefs and actions.

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"Most regard toleration as an unattractive fallback position of compromise and so tend to overlook it in favor of such active concepts as freedom, equality, and justice.A new translation of Voltaire's Treatise on Toleration, one of the most important essays on religious tolerance and freedom of thought A powerful, impassioned case for the values of freedom of conscience and religious tolerance, Treatise on Toleration was written after the Toulouse merchant Jean Calas was falsely accused of murdering his son and executed on the wheel in/5.