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The Limits of Tolerance: Enlightenment Values and Religious Fanaticism

The Limits of Tolerance: Enlightenment Values and Religious Fanaticism


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231187145
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 05/07/2019
Series: Religion, Culture, and Public Life , #38
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Denis Lacorne is senior research fellow with the CERI (Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales) at Sciences Po, Paris. His books in English include Religion in America: A Political History (Columbia, 2011) as well as Language, Nation, and State: Identity Politics in a Multilingual Age (2004) and With Us or Against Us: Studies in Global Anti-Americanism (2005), both coedited with Tony Judt.

Table of Contents

New Introduction for the American Edition
1. Tolerance According to John Locke
2. Voltaire and Modern Tolerance
3. Tolerance in America
4. Tolerance in the Ottoman Empire
5. Tolerance in Venice
6. On Blasphemy
7. Multicultural Tolerance
8. Of Veils and Unveiling
9. New Restrictions, New Forms of Tolerance
10. Should We Tolerate the Enemies of Tolerance?
Epilogue for the American Edition: Tolerance in the Age of Terrorism