Burlamaqui, Bayle: Freedom Tolerance, Natural Law
This is a Reading List based upon a Liberty Fund Conference on “Freedom, Tolerance, and Truth: Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Pierre Bayle, and the Modern Idea of Natural Law.”
Freedom, Tolerance, and Truth: Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Pierre Bayle, and the Modern Idea of Natural Law
Guide to the Readings
- Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, The Principles of Natural and Politic Law, trans. Thomas Nugent, ed. and with an Introduction by Peter Korkman (Indianpolis: Liberty Fund, 2006).
- Pierre Bayle, A Philosophical Commentary on These Words of the Gospel, Luke 14.23, ‘Compel Them to Come In, That My House May Be Full’, edited, with an Introduction by John Kilcullen and Chandran Kukathas (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2005).
For additional reading see:
Session I: The Anthropological Foundation of Human Action
Session II: The Anthropological Foundation of Liberty
Session III: The Ground, Nature, and Extent of Natural Law
Session IV: The Nature of Law and the Right to Command
Session V: The Right of Sovereignty in Public Administration
Session VI: Freedom of Conscience and Religious Toleration
April 13, 2016