Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal

Are There Limitations to Toleration in a Free Society?, by Horace M. Kallen

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Horace M. Kallen (1882–1974) was a founding member of The New School for Social Research in 1919, where he was also Professor of Philosophy until his retirement in 1970. His books include Cultural Pluralism and the American Idea: An Essay in Social Philosophy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1956), Art and Freedom: A Historical and Biographical Interpretation of the Relations between the Ideas of Beauty, Use and Freedom in Western Civilization from the Greeks to the Present Day (Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942), and Culture and Democracy in the United States: Studies in the Group Psychology of the American Peoples (Boni and Liveright, 1924). He also published many articles, including “Secularism as the Common Religion of a Free Society,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1965), “The Meanings of ‘Unity’ among the Sciences, Once More,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (1946), “Democracy versus the Melting-Pot: A Study of American Nationality,” The Nation (1915)

Horace M. Kallen, “Are There Limitations to Toleration in a Free Society?,” in “100 Years of Philosophy at the New School,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 40:2 (2019), pp. 443–56.

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