Theology & Philosophy

Virtue, Liberty, and Religious Toleration in Pierre Bayle


This conference probed the themes of liberty, belief, responsibility, and toleration as developed in two works by Pierre Bayle.


Conference Readings

Bayle, Pierre. A Philosophical Commentary on These Words of the Gospel, Luke 14.23, “Compel Them to Come In, That My House May Be Full”. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2005.

Bayle, Pierre. Various Thoughts on the Occasion of a Comet. Translated by Robert C. Bartlett. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000.