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Toleration

Preston King

Frank Cass, 1998

New ed

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First published: George Allen and Unwin, 1976

Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-232) and index

内容説明・目次

内容説明

Why should we be tolerant? What does it mean to `live and let live'? What ought to be tolerated and what not? Up-and-coming author, Catriona McKinnon presents a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to toleration in her new book. Divided into two parts, the first clearly introduces and assesses the major theoretical accounts of toleration, examining it in light of challenges from scepticism, value pluralism and reasonableness. The second part applies the theories of toleration to contemporary debates such as female circumcision, French Headscarves, artistic freedom, pornography and censorship, and holocaust denial. Drawing on the work of philosophers, such as Locke, Mill and Rawls, whose theories are central to toleration, the book provides a solid theoretical base to those who value toleration, whilst considering the challenges toleration faces in practice. It is the ideal starting point for those coming to the topic for the first time, as well as anyone interested in the challenges facing toleration today.

目次

1. Toleration: Philosophical perspectives 2. Toleration: Historical perspectives 3. Ideational Toleration: The pursuit of truth 4. Organisational Toleration: The pursuit of justice 5. Identity Toleration: The pursuit of equality

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BA39464014
  • ISBN
    • 0714646520
    • 0714644145
  • LCCN
    96013013
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    London
  • ページ数/冊数
    xxiii, 237 p.
  • 大きさ
    23 cm
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