Tolerance
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A. Concept and Problems

This article does not deal with tolerance in the religious sense (see Religious Freedom) or with the juridical problems of tolerance in civil law or with the history of tolerance as it has in fact been. It is concerned with the problem of tolerance in social philosophy. For in spite of the claim to objectivity which every well-founded, judgment must put forward, there is and has been a bewildering juxtapos…

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Werner Post, “Tolerance”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 17 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_004440>
First published online: 2016



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