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Toleration and the limits of liberalism

by Susan Mendus

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Published by Humanities Press International in Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism.,
  • Toleration.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Mendus.
    SeriesIssues in political theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .M425 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2056220M
    ISBN 100391036211, 039103622X
    LC Control Number88034576

    The term “toleration”—from the Latin tolerare: to put up with, countenance or suffer—generally refers to the conditional acceptance of or non-interference with beliefs, actions or practices that one considers to be wrong but still “tolerable,” such that they should not be prohibited or are many contexts in which we speak of a person or an institution as being. He presents it four times in his book as a block quote (3, 48, 83, ). The principle stated by Mill's passage is known as the harm principle. Cohen accepts this principle. He believes it, or something like it, identifies the best understanding of toleration. Toleration, he thinks, is the central normative commitment of liberalism.

      Mendus, Susan () Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press. Merry, Sally Engle () ‘ Race, Inequality, and Colonialism in the New World Order ’, Law & Society Review – To fully respond to the demands of multiculturalism, a view of toleration would need to duly respect diversity both at the level of the application of principles of toleration and at the level of the justificatory foundations that a view of.

    Leader and Garzón Valdés are correct to link toleration to democracy rather than liberalism. However, it is the democratic character of society and the process of democratic decision-making that. John Rawls' "theory of 'political liberalism' conceives of toleration as a pragmatic response to the fact of diversity". Diverse groups learn to tolerate one another by developing "what Rawls calls 'overlapping consensus': individuals and groups with diverse metaphysical views or 'comprehensive schemes' will find reasons to agree about certain.


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Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism (Issues in Political Theory) (ISBN )4/5. Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism (Issues in Political Theory) by Susan Mendus (Author)Cited by: Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism (Issues in Political Theory) by Susan Mendus (Author).

Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism by Susan Mendus,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Susan Mendus. 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.

Susan Mendus, Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism, Basingstoke and London, Macmillan,Pp. Ix + William R. Mckercher - - Utilitas 2 (2) La Problemática de la Tolerancia En Una Sociedad Liberal; Reseña Al Libro "Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism" de Susan : Hans Oberdiek.

Toleration and Its Limits, the latest addition to the NOMOS series, explores the philosophical nuances of the concept of toleration and its scope in contemporary liberal democratic societies.

Susan Mendus, Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism, Basingstoke and London, Macmillan,Pp. Ix + William R. Mckercher - - Utilitas 2 (2)Author: Hans Oberdiek. Liberal Democracy and the Limits of Tolerance. Book Description: An irony inherent in all political systems is that the principles that underlie and characterize them can also endanger and destroy them.

This collection examines the limits that need to be imposed on democracy, liberty, and tolerance in order to ensure the survival of the. Brief Summary of Book: Liberalism and the Limits of Justice by Michael J.

Sandel Here is a quick description and cover image of book Liberalism and the Limits of Justice written by Michael J. Sandel which was published in –. Toleration and the limits of liberalism. Basingstoke: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Online version: Mendus, Susan. Toleration and the limits of liberalism.

Basingstoke: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Susan Mendus. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mendus, Susan. Toleration and the limits of liberalism.

Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press International, Tolerance, Liberalism, and Community. Kenneth Henley Florida International University. ABSTRACT: The liberal principle of tolerance limits the use of coercion by a commitment to the broadest possible toleration of rival religious and moral conceptions of the worthy way of life.

While accepting the communitarian insight that moral thought is necessarily rooted in a social self with conceptions of the good, I argue that this does not undermine liberal tolerance.

Susan Mendus, Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism, Basingstoke and London, Macmillan,pp. ix + Author: William R. Mckercher. In the 20th Century, the idea of political toleration has developed, especially under the influence of John Rawls () and his books, Theory of Justice () and Political Liberalism ().

Rawls’ approach attempts to be neutral about moral values in order to establish political principles of toleration.

Traditionally liberalism has been pictured as celebrating much of this diversity, or as at least tolerant of many differences which might not be thought valuable. Yet it has become clear that the relationship between liberalism, pluralism, especially multiculturalism, and toleration is much more problematic than this simple and comforting.

Toleration and Freedom from Harm book. Liberalism Reconceived. Toleration and Freedom from Harm. He goes on to argue that the moral limits of toleration have been reached only when freedom from harm is impinged. These arguments provide support for extensive toleration of a wide range of individual, familial, religious, cultural, and market Cited by: 1.

Toleration has a rich tradition in Western political philosophy. It is, after all, one of the defining topics of political philosophy—historically pivotal in the development of modern liberalism, prominent in the writings of such canonical figures as John Locke and John Stuart Mill, and central to our understanding of the idea of a society in which individuals have the right to live their.

This book explores the relationship between different versions of liberalism and toleration by focusing on their shared theoretical and political challenges. Toleration is among the most pivotal and the most contested liberal values and virtues.

Debates about the conceptual scope, justification, and. This raises complicated issues about the meaning of tolerance and its limits. The chapter discusses the relationship between the values of tolerance and individual autonomy within liberal theory, and outlines some of the factors that need to be taken into account in evaluating the legitimacy of imposing liberal values on illiberal minorities.

InI wrote a short book entitled, Toleration and the Limits of Liberalism, and in that book I said that problems of toleration arise only in respect of things which we disapprove of or dislike.

We cannot, I claimed, tolerate things which we like or to which we are indifferent. The Limits of Liberalism The intellectual and political legacy of the modern Enlightenment faces serious challenges today. Only twenty years ago some in the West proclaimed a growing worldwide consensus around basic Enlightenment values: free intellectual inquiry, individual rights, toleration and the consent of the governed.The liberal position on tolerance may at first appear quite straight-forward.

In everyday language, to be liberal is to be tolerant of diversity. Everyone holds an equal moral worth and everyone should therefore be granted the same rights as others. Consequently, a liberal society is entirely.