Tolerance: Stages in modernity from Holland to Italy by Fabrizio LomonacoTolerance: Stages in modernity from Holland to Italy by Fabrizio Lomonaco

Tolerance: Stages in modernity from Holland to Italy

byFabrizio Lomonaco

Paperback | February 20, 2013

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What does it mean to reflect on tolerance today in a global world? What meanings does the word tolerance contain? This book aims at defining the thematic and lexical fields of tolerance in the Dutch and Italian culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, taking into account works of Grotius and Locke, Spinoza, Bayle and Noodt, Voltaire and Barbeyrac, Conforti and Tamburini. It shows the progression from the ancient virtue of tolerance of an exclusively Christian theme to the right of freedom of religion and conscience. This study may be a useful point of reference for understanding the myths and misunderstandings, the ambiguities and contradictions on which the rights of our time are based.
Fabrizio Lomonaco is Professor of History of Philosophy at the University of Naples «Federico II». As a member of the editorial boards, he is involved with following journals: «Archivio di storia della cultura» (Naples), «Bollettino del Centro di studi vichiani» (Rome), «The Low Countries Historical Review» (Den Haag), and «Post filoso...
Title:Tolerance: Stages in modernity from Holland to ItalyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:February 20, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3034312482

ISBN - 13:9783034312486

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Table of Contents

Contents: Tolerance in Ancient Times? – From the virtue of Tolerance to the Freedom of Religion: towards Spinoza – The Primacy of Holland and the Teachings of Locke – Freedom of Conscience, History and Civil Tolerance from Barbeyrac to Voltaire – From Holland to Italy: the Conforti Case.