Stoic tolerance

Res Publica 9 (2):149-168 (2003)
This article considers the virtue of tolerance as it is found in Epictetus and MarcusAurelius. It defines the virtue of tolerance and links it to the Stoic idea of proper control of the passions in pursuit of both self-sufficiency and justice. It argues that Stoic tolerance is neither complete in difference nor a species of relativism. Finally, it discusses connections between the moral virtue of Stoic tolerance and the idea of political toleration found in modern liberalism.
Keywords Epictetus  liberalism  Marcus Aurelius  Stoicism  tolerance  virtue
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DOI 10.1023/A:1024133627696
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