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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Susan Mendus
    Pages 1-21
  3. Susan Mendus
    Pages 22-43
  4. Susan Mendus
    Pages 44-68
  5. Susan Mendus
    Pages 69-109
  6. Susan Mendus
    Pages 110-145
  7. Susan Mendus
    Pages 146-162
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 163-171

About this book

Introduction

Toleration is often held to be a central virtue of liberal societies, but the grounds on which it is held to be so are often confused and conflicting. This book aims to explain and assess the justifications of toleration offered by writers in the liberal tradition. Beginning with John Locke's Letter on Toleration and John Stuart Mill's essay On Liberty it discusses some seminal defences of toleration and then moves on to assess the adequacy of these accounts and the place of toleration in socialist theory.

Keywords

John Locke liberty socialism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-20056-6
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-40406-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-20056-6
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