David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy in the Contemporary World 10 (2):33-40 (2003)
This essay discusses one source of toleration: a modest recognition of the limits of our ability to imagine the situation of the other. It further connects this with both respect for the autonomy of the other and the moral need to engage the other in dialogue. The conclusion is that toleration is important in light of the ubiquity of failures of the moral imagination. It considers several examples of the failure of the moral imagination, including a discussion of the Hindu practice of sati or widow burning
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Susan Mendus & David Edwards (eds.) (1987). On Toleration. Oxford University Press.
Anna Elisabetta Galeotti (2001). Do We Need Toleration as a Moral Virtue? Res Publica 7 (3):273-292.
Ingrid Creppell (2001). Montaigne: The Embodiment of Identity as Grounds for Toleration. Res Publica 7 (3):247-271.
Les Burwood & Ros Wyeth (1998). Should Schools Promote Toleration? Journal of Moral Education 27 (4):465-473.
Gerald Logue (1994). Toleration of Moral Diversity and the Conscientious Refusal by Physicians to Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatment. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 19 (2):147-159.
Medhat Khattar (2011). Toleration, Civility, and Absolute Presuppositions. Collingwood and British Idealism Studies 16 (1-2):113-135.
Mark Coeckelbergh (2007). Imagination and Principles: An Essay on the Role of Imagination in Moral Reasoning. Palgrave Macmillan.
Michael J. Pardales (2002). "So, How Did You Arrive at That Decision?" Connecting Moral Imagination and Moral Judgement. Journal of Moral Education 31 (4):423-437.
Paul G. La Forge (2004). Cultivating Moral Imagination Through Meditation. Journal of Business Ethics 51 (1):15-29.
Paul G. La Forge (2004). Cultivating Moral Imagination Through Meditation. Journal of Business Ethics 51 (1):15 - 29.
Thomas M. Besch (2010). Diversity and the Limits of Liberal Toleration. In Duncan Ivison (ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Multiculturalism. Ashgate.
Leslie Green (2008). On Being Tolerated. In Matthew H. Kramer (ed.), The Legacy of H.L.A. Hart: Legal, Political, and Moral Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Matthew Pianalto (2011). Moral Conviction and Disagreement: Getting Beyond Negative Toleration. In Danielle Poe (ed.), Communities of Peace: Confronting Injustice and Creating Justice. Rodopi.
Sune Lægaard (2010). Recognition and Toleration: Conflicting Approaches to Diversity in Education? Educational Philosophy and Theory 42 (1):22-37.
Andrew Jason Cohen (2004). What Toleration Is. Ethics 115 (1):68-95.
Added to index2012-03-18
Total downloads12 ( #126,914 of 1,099,017 )
Recent downloads (6 months)7 ( #33,832 of 1,099,017 )
How can I increase my downloads?