Toleration, Neutrality and Democracy / Edition 1 by Dario Castiglione | 9789048164929 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Toleration, Neutrality and Democracy / Edition 1

Toleration, Neutrality and Democracy / Edition 1

by Dario Castiglione
     
 

ISBN-10: 9048164923

ISBN-13: 9789048164929

Pub. Date: 10/15/2014

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Finding traditional liberal defenses of toleration to lack robustness in current circumstances, Castiglione (philosophy, George Washington U., US) and McKinnon (political philosophy, U. of York, UK) present 11 papers that address three perceived weaknesses--the occasionally paradoxical need for toleration at the individual level, the competition between the liberal

Overview

Finding traditional liberal defenses of toleration to lack robustness in current circumstances, Castiglione (philosophy, George Washington U., US) and McKinnon (political philosophy, U. of York, UK) present 11 papers that address three perceived weaknesses--the occasionally paradoxical need for toleration at the individual level, the competition between the liberal principles of toleration and neutrality, and the practical implementation of toleration in democratic societies. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048164929
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
10/15/2014
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvii
Notes on Contributorsix
Introduction1
Part IToleration: Moral and Political
1.Tolerance as a Primary Virtue11
2.Montaigne: The Embodiment of Identity as Grounds for Toleration23
3.Is Toleration a Moral Virtue?47
Part IIToleration and Neutrality
4.Neutrality and the Virtue of Toleration65
5.Toleration and Neutrality: Incompatible Ideals?77
6.Toleration and Neutrality: Compatible Ideals?97
7.Neutrality, Toleration, and Reasonable Agreement111
8.John Stuart Mill as a Theorist of Toleration125
Part IIIToleration and Democracy
9.Is a Tolerant Democracy a Rubber Duck?143
10.The Enforcement of Toleration159
11.The Fraught Relation Between Toleration and Democracy169
AppendixReply to Jones181

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