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Difference and dissent : theories of toleration in medieval and early modern Europe

Author: Cary J Nederman; John Christian Laursen
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 1996
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection points to the need for a re-evaluation of the origins of toleration theory. John Locke is usually regarded as the first theorist of toleration, but the contributors to this work,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cary J Nederman; John Christian Laursen
ISBN: 0847683753 9780847683758 0847683761 9780847683765
OCLC Number: 470612994
Description: ix, 240 s.
Contents: Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Difference and Dissent: Introduction Chapter 3 Liberty, Community, and Toleration: Freedom and Function in Medieval Political Thought Chapter 4 Toleration in the Theology and Social Thought of John Wyclif Chapter 5 Respect, Interdependence, Virtue: A Medieval Theory of Toleration in the Works of Christine de Pizan Chapter 6 "Turks and Heathen Are Our Kin": The Notion of Tolerance in the Works of Hans Denck and Sebastian Franck Chapter 7 Spanish Thomism and the American Indians: Vitoria and Las Casas on the Toleration of Cultural Difference Chapter 8 Bodin's Pluralistic Theory of Toleration Chapter 9 Thomas Hobbes: Religious Toleration or Religious Indifference? Chapter 10 Samuel Pufendorf's Concept of Toleration Chapter 11 Spinoza on Toleration: Arming the State and Reining in the Magistrate Chapter 12 Force, Metaphor, and Persuasion in Locke's A Letter Concerning Toleration Chapter 13 Index
Responsibility: edited by Cary J. Nederman and John Christian Laursen

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...this book offers important reformulations of tolerance. ...by demonstrating the broad array of theories of tolerance, this book opens promising paths of inquiry for political philosophy... -- Read more...

 
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