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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 juxtaposition o…

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Werner Post, “Tolerance”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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