What toleration is

Ethics 115 (1):68-95 (2004)
Abstract
Attempting to settle various debates from recent literature regarding its precise nature, I offer a detailed conceptual analysis of toleration. I begin by isolating toleration from other notions; this provides us some guidance by introducing the eight definitional conditions of toleration that I then explicate and defend. Together, these eight conditions indicate that toleration is an agent’s intentional and principled refraining from interfering with an opposed other (or their behavior, etc.) in situations of diversity, where the agent believes she has the power to interfere. This non-normative definition can serve as a preliminary to normative discussions of toleration.
Keywords toleration  tolerance
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Glen Newey (2011). Toleration as Sedition. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 14 (3):363-384.
Cary J. Nederman (2011). Toleration in a New Key: Historical and Global Perspectives. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 14 (3):349-361.
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