Brian Leiter on "Toleration: Its Nature and Moral Justification" in Newport, RI
As part of the "Spectacle of Toleration" conference, Brian Leiter, Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago will present Toleration: Its Nature and Moral Justification at Salve Regina University’s Bazarsky Lecture Hall. Professor Leiter is the author of Why Tolerate Religion? (Princeton University Press 2013). He is the Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the Center for Law, Philosophy, and Human Values. He teaches and writes primarily in the areas of moral, political, and legal philosophy, in both Anglophone and Continental traditions. The presentation will be about the nature of tolerance and legal protections for religion.
Toleration becomes relevant when one group disapproves of the beliefs and practices of another group, but nonetheless “puts up” with the disfavored beliefs and practices. Not every case of “putting up” with ano