A Philosophical Commentary on These Words of the Gospel, Luke 14:23, “Compel Them to Come In, That My House May Be Full”

By Pierre Bayle
Edited and with an Introduction by John Kilcullen and Chandran Kukathas


Philosophical Commentary deals with church and state, religious toleration, legal enforcement of religious practices, and religiously motivated violence.

Pierre Bayle (1647–1706) was a Protestant philosopher and critic.

John Kilcullen is Senior Research Fellow, Humanities, at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Chandran Kukathas is Chair in Political Theory at The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.


Nov 2005 | 6 x 9 | 664 Pages

Introduction, a note on the present translation, abbreviations used in referring to Bayle's works, annotations, appendixes, list of alterations to the 1708 translation, index.


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