David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy in the Contemporary World 15 (1):44-54 (2008)
This article focuses on the difficult issue of what exactly goes on when an individual tolerates something. It focuses on the problem of why an individual would ever choose to allow for some practice that he deerns unacceptable while having the power to do something about it. After distinguishing between different attitudes (tolerant as well as intolerant), this article argues that individuals can have various reasons for deciding to tolerate what they deern wrong. As such, we defend a broad conception of tolerance, which goes against the grain of recent literature in which tolerance is generally understood as a virtue
|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
Andrew Fiala (2003). Stoic Tolerance. Res Publica 9 (2):149-168.
Rainer Forst (2001). Tolerance as a Virtue of Justice. Philosophical Explorations 4 (3):193 – 206.
David Owen (2011). Must the Tolerant Person Have a Sense of Humour? On the Structure of Tolerance as a Virtue. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 14 (3):385-403.
Manuel Toscano (2000). La tolérance et le conflit des raisons. Revue Philosophique De Louvain 98 (1):27-46.
Barry Barnes (2001). Tolerance as a Primary Virtue. Res Publica 7 (3):231-245.
Anna Elisabetta Galeotti (2001). Do We Need Toleration as a Moral Virtue? Res Publica 7 (3):273-292.
Dario Castiglione & Catriona McKinnon (2001). Introduction: Beyond Toleration? Res Publica 7 (3):223-230.
R. J. Royce (1982). Pluralism, Tolerance and Moral Education. Journal of Moral Education 11 (3):173-180.
Lourdes Gordillo (2008). The Principle of Toleration and Respect for Truth. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 20:77-94.
Rodney Fopp (2011). “Repressive Tolerance”: Herbert Marcuse's Exercise in Social Epistemology. Social Epistemology 24 (2):105-122.
Lasse Thomassen (2006). The Inclusion of the Other? Habermas and the Paradox of Tolerance. Political Theory 34 (4):439 - 462.
Robert Paul Wolff (1969). A Critique of Pure Tolerance. Boston, Beacon Press.
Lee Wilkins (2003). Militant Tolerance. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 17 (1):59-72.
Ronald Sandler (2005). Ignorance and Virtue. Philosophical Papers 34 (2):261-272.
Wibren van der Burg (1998). Beliefs, Persons and Practices: Beyond Tolerance. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 1 (2):227-254.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads16 ( #214,245 of 1,789,821 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #420,681 of 1,789,821 )
How can I increase my downloads?