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A Need for Dialogue to Develop Tolerance
A Need for Dialogue to Develop Tolerance

Author(s): Corina Yoris-Villasana
Subject(s): Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy
Published by: International √Čtienne Gilson Society
Keywords: tolerance; dialogue; values; society; education; citizenship

Summary/Abstract: The authoress claims that civic education must be grounded in a deep sense of belonging, which, in turn, involves values such as freedom, equality, civility, justice, pluralism and, above all, ensures the development of dialogue and tolerance in the individual, dialogue and tolerance which are essential attributes of a democratic attitude. Tolerance and dialogue are the pivots of citizenship in a society which is to function peacefully. She concludes that by developing these values individuals can better participate in the pursuit of social ideals.

  • Issue Year: 5/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 195-204
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English