By Melissa S. Williams, Jeremy Waldron
Toleration has a wealthy culture in Western political philosophy. it's, in the end, one of many defining themes of political philosophy—historically pivotal within the improvement of contemporary liberalism, renowned within the writings of such canonical figures as John Locke and John Stuart Mill, and imperative to our realizing of the assumption of a society within which members have the ideal to dwell their very own lives via their very own values, left by myself by means of the kingdom as long as they admire the same pursuits of others. Toleration and Its Limits, the most recent addition to the NOMOS sequence, explores the philosophical nuances of the idea that of toleration and its scope in modern liberal democratic societies. Editors Melissa S. Williams and Jeremy Waldron rigorously compiled essays that handle the tradition's key historic figures; its position within the improvement and evolution of Western political idea; its relation to morality, liberalism, and id; and its limits and hazards. individuals: Lawrence A. Alexander, Kathryn Abrams, Wendy Brown, Ingrid Creppell, Noah Feldman, Rainer Forst, David Heyd, Glyn Morgan, Glen Newey, Michael A. Rosenthal, Andrew Sabl, Steven D. Smith, and Alex Tuckness.