Toleration, Freedom of Conscience, and Religious Liberty

POLSCI 588S

Explores the ideas of toleration, freedom of conscience, and religious liberty through a careful study of philosophers and theologians in the Roman world, where arguments for these concepts first emerged. Also considers the important contributions of early modern political philosophers and discussions by contemporary theorists. Readings may include Cicero, Seneca, Epictetus, Tertullian, Cyprian, Lactantius, St. Augustine, Spinoza, Locke, Rousseau, Roger Williams, Jefferson, Nussbaum, and Forst.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

RELIGION 564S
HISTORY 564S
CLST 564S

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, R