Item description for Toleration in Enlightenment Europe by Ole Peter Grell & Roy Porter...
The Enlightenment is often seen as the great age of religious and intellectual toleration, and this volume is the first systematic pan-European survey of the theory, practice, and very real limits to toleration in eighteenth century Europe. A powerful team of contributors demonstrate how the publicists of the European Enlightenment developed earlier ideas about toleration, gradually widening the desire for religious toleration into a philosophy of freedom seen as a fundamental precondition for a civilized society. Despite this, advances in toleration remained fragile and often short-lived.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.25" Width: 6.22" Height: 0.95" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Dec 13, 2011
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521651964 ISBN13 9780521651967
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More About Ole Peter Grell & Roy Porter
Ole Peter Grell is Reader in History at the Open University. His previous publications include The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (as co-author, Cambridge University Press, 2000) and The Impact of the European Reformation: Princes, Clergy and People (as co-editor, 2008).
Ole Peter Grell has an academic affiliation as follows - The Open University Milton Keynes University of Cambridge The Open Uni.