Forgiveness and Toleration, Derrida and Locke


A French deconstructivist and a British empiricist on the menu. Observe the differences and the similarities.

Listen to philosopher Robert Rowland Smith explaining and defending Jacques Derrida’s ideas about forgiveness on Philosophy Bites — Derrida argued that forgiving the forgiveable is not really forgiving. And to John Dunn (University of Cambridge) giving a general summary of John Locke’s advocacy of religious toleration on another Philosophy Bites podcast.