Early Modern Skepticism and the Origins of Toleration (BOK)

Alan L. Levine

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This collection of original essays by the nation's leading political theorists examines the origins of modernity and considers the question of tolerance as a product of early modern religious skepticism. Rather than approaching the problem through a purely historical lens, the authors actively demonstrate the significance of these issues to contemporary debates in political philosophy and public policy. The contributors to Early Modern Skepticism raise and address questions of the utmost significance: Is religious faith necessary for ethical behavior? Is skepticism a fruitful ground from which to argue for toleration? This book will be of interest to historians, philosophers, religious scholars, and political theorists-anyone concerned about the tensions between private beliefs and public behavior.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1999 Forfatter Alan L. Levine
Forlag
PLYMBRIDGE DISTRIBUTORS LTD
ISBN 9780739100240
Antall sider 290 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 435 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Alan Craig Houston, Alan Levine, Diana J. Schaub, Joshua Mitchell, Maryanne Cline Horowitz, Michael Gillespie, Patrick Riley, Shirley Letwin, Steven B. Smith Emner og form European history, Philosophy of religion, Encyclopaedias & reference works