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Pierre Bayle's Philosophical Commentary

A Modern Translation and Critical Interpretation


Amie Godman Tannenbaum

Contents: First modern translation of Bayle's Philosophical Commentary containing arguments against religious intolerance, forced conversions as well as pleas for universal toleration - Extensive explanatory notes which supplement Bayle's own notes - An interpretive essay containing historical and biographical background, Bayle's early arguments for toleration as well as an analysis of the work translated.