Freethought and Freedom: Shaftesbury on the Value of Ridicule

George H. Smith explores Shaftesbury’s defense of ridicule and satire in matters of religion.

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George H. Smith explores Shaftesbury’s defense of ridicule and satire in matters of religion.

Originally published in essay form on March 6, 2015.