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Author Lacorne, Denis, author

Title The limits of tolerance : enlightenment values and religious fanaticism / Denis Lacorne ; translated by C. Jon Delogu and Robin Emlein
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource
Series Religion, culture, and public life
Contents Tolerance according to John Locke -- Voltaire and modern tolerance -- Tolerance in America -- Tolerance in the Ottoman Empire -- Tolerance in Venice -- On blasphemy -- Multicultural tolerance -- Of veils and unveiling -- New restrictions, new forms of tolerance -- Should we tolerate the enemies of tolerance? -- Tolerance in the age of terrorism
Summary Denis Lacorne traces the emergence of the modern notion of religious tolerance in order to rethink how we should respond to its contemporary tensions. He defends the Enlightenment concept against recent attempts to circumscribe it, arguing that without it a pluralistic society cannot survive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Freedom of religion -- History
Freedom of speech -- History
Religious tolerance -- History
Toleration -- History
Freedom of religion.
Freedom of speech.
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
PHILOSOPHY / Political
Religious tolerance.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018059537
ISBN 0231547048
9780231547048 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Frontières de la tolérance. English