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Samuel Pufendorf and Religious Intolerance in the Early Enlightenment

Thomas Ahnert

in Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the German jurist and philosopher Samuel Pufendorf as a theorist of religious intolerance. Usually, Pufendorf is associated with the defence of some degree of religious ... More


Religious Commitment and Secular Reason: Pufendorf on the Separation between Religion and Politics

Simone Zurbuchen

in Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter suggests that a nuanced account of early Enlightenment natural law theory may have something to offer modern debates that swing between a liberal emphasis on individual rights and a ... More


Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Jon Parkin and Timothy Stanton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines the relationship between natural law and toleration during the Early Enlightenment. Modern discussion of tolerationist theories during this period can suggest that such ideas were ... More


Toleration as Impartiality? Civil and Ecclesiastical Toleration in Jean Barbeyrac

Petter Korkman

in Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean Barbeyrac is a seminal figure in the history of natural law doctrine and one who, as a Huguenot refugee, had much to say on the topic of toleration. For Barbeyrac, natural law offered a secular ... More


Colonialism and Natural Law

Barbara Arneil

in John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

John Locke's state of nature, and more particularly his natural man, while derived empirically from the accounts of travellers to the Americas, were created within the tradition of natural law. ... More


Some Principles of Political Economy: Pufendorf, Hutcheson, and Adam Smith  

Andrew Stewart Skinner

in A System of Social Science: Papers Relating to Adam Smith

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233343
eISBN:
9780191678974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233343.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Francis Hutcheson, Adam Smith, and David Hume should be of continuing interest to the student of political economy, not least because they did not see themselves as economists so much as philosophers ... More


Reason and Obligation in Suárez

Thomas Pink

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this essay it is argued that Suárez fundamentally altered the traditional conception of obligation and laid the groundwork for the modern one. According to Suárez the obligatoriness of the moral ... More


Natural Law and Noachide Precepts: Grotius, Selden, Milton, and Barbeyrac

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Grotius’s important influence on Selden as well as their mutual influence on Milton. No history of early modern religious toleration is complete without reference to Grotius’s ... More


The French Reception of Thomas Hobbes

Robin Douglass

in Rousseau and Hobbes: Nature, Free Will, and the Passions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198724964
eISBN:
9780191792441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724964.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter sets out the intellectual context for Rousseau’s engagement with Hobbes by surveying Hobbes’s French reception during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The chapter ... More


The State of Nature and the Nature of Man

Robin Douglass

in Rousseau and Hobbes: Nature, Free Will, and the Passions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198724964
eISBN:
9780191792441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724964.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Rousseau’s engagement with Hobbesian ideas in the Discours sur l’inégalité, in which he sought to show that many of Hobbes’s critics were really no better than Hobbes. Against ... More


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