Toleration, justice, and dignity: lecture on the occasion of the inauguration as professor of Dirk-Martin Grube, Free University of Amsterdam, September 24, 2015

After discussing the nature of toleration, giving a brief history of the emergence of religious toleration in the West, and presenting my understanding of religion, I develop what I call ‘the dignity argument’ for religious toleration: to fail to tolerate a person's religion is to treat that pe...

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Published in:International journal of philosophy and theology
Main Author: Wolterstorff, Nicholas 1932-
Format: Electronic/Print Article
Language:English
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Published: [2016]
In:International journal of philosophy and theology
Year: 2015, Volume: 76, Issue: 5, Pages: 377-386
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religious tolerance / Human dignity
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Summary:After discussing the nature of toleration, giving a brief history of the emergence of religious toleration in the West, and presenting my understanding of religion, I develop what I call ‘the dignity argument’ for religious toleration: to fail to tolerate a person's religion is to treat that person in a way that does not befit their dignity. And to treat them in a way that does not befit their dignity is to wrong them, to treat them unjustly.
ISSN:2169-2327
Reference:Kritik in "Conflations and gaps (2016)"
Kritik in "Tolerant because Christianity itself is a hybrid tradition (2016)"
Contains:Enthalten in: International journal of philosophy and theology
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1080/21692327.2016.1161956