Locke and the Quest for Toleration

Can There Be Too Much Toleration? Locke on Religion, Culture, and Politics


Dr. Steven Forde, a retired professor from the University of North Texas, will discuss Locke’s view of toleration at Carroll College’s political science department.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 • 7:00PM
O’Connell Hall • Carroll College 

This event is free and open to the public.



Steve Forde photoDr. Steven Forde is a retired professor in political science at the University of North Texas. He received his PhD in political science from the University of Toronto and his BA in political science from Yale University. He served as editor of the American Political Science Review from 2012-16. In 2013, he published John Locke: Modern Science and Modern Politics (Cambridge University Press). He specializes in ancient and modern political philosophy, international ethics, and American political thought.

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This event is supported by Jack Miller Center’s Pacific Northwest Initiative: Advancing Education in America’s Founding Principles and History. Thanks to the generous grant from MJ Murdock Charitable Trust, JMC is working with faculty to organize exciting campus events in the region. The Initiative also provides programs, conferences and other opportunities for professors in the PNW—all to help them make a difference in the education of their students.

JMC’s current PNW partner programs are on campuses including Linfield College, the University of Alaska-Anchorage, Carroll College, George Fox University, the University of Montana, and Boise State University.




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