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Mere Civility

Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration

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$45.00 • £35.95 • €40.00

ISBN 9780674545496

Publication: January 2017

Text

288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Citations and Abbreviations
  • Introduction: Wars of Words
  • 1. “Persecution of the Tongue”: Toleration and the Rise of Religious Insult
  • 2. “Silver Alarums”: Roger Williams’s Mere Civility
  • 3. “If It Be without Contention”: Hobbes and Civil Silence
  • 4. “A Bond of Mutual Charity”: Locke and the Quest for Concord
  • Conclusion: The Virtue of Mere Civility
  • Epilogue: Free Speech Fundamentalism
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index