On Toleration

Oxford University Press (1987)
Is toleration a requirement of morality or a dictate of prudence? What limits are there to toleration? What is required of us if we are to promote a truly tolerant society? These themes--the grounds, limits, and requirements of toleration--are central to this book, which presents the W.B. Morrell Memorial Lectures on Toleration, given in 1986 at the University of York. Covering a wide range of practical and theoretical issues, the contributors--including F.A. Hayek, Maurice Cranston, and Karl Popper--consider the philosophical difficulties inherent in the concept as well as the practical problems of implementing a policy of toleration. Although the contributors differ in their conclusions about the grounds of toleration, they all share a belief in the importance of the concept both historically and in modern society.
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Call number BJ1431.O58 1987
ISBN(s) 0198275293   9780198275299
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Derek Edyvane & Matt Matravers (2011). Introduction: Toleration Re-Examined. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 14 (3):281-288.

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