The Secularisation of the Confessional State: The Political Thought of Christian Thomasius

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Christian Thomasius (1655-1728) was a tireless campaigner against the political enforcement of religion in the early modern confessional state. In a whole series of combative disputations - against heresy and witchcraft prosecutions, and in favour of religious toleration - Thomasius battled to lay the intellectual groundwork for the separation of church and state and the juridical basis for pluralistic societies. In this text, Ian Hunter departs from the usual view of Thomasius as a natural law moral philosopher. In ...

The Secularisation of the Confessional State: The Political Thought of Christian Thomasius 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521880558

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The Secularisation of the Confessional State: The Political Thought of Christian Thomasius 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521200837

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