New PDF release: Charles Taylor: Meaning, Morals and Modernity (Key

By Nicholas H. Smith

The Canadian thinker Charles Taylor is a key determine in modern debates concerning the self and the issues of modernity.

This ebook presents a complete, severe account of Taylor's paintings. It succinctly reconstructs the formidable philosophical venture that unifies Taylor's assorted writings. And it examines intimately Taylor's particular claims concerning the constitution of the human sciences; the hyperlink among identification, language, and ethical values; democracy and multiculturalism; and the clash among secular and non-secular spirituality. The e-book additionally comprises the 1st sustained account of Taylor's profession as a social critic and political activist.

Clearly written and authoritative, this publication should be welcomed by means of scholars and researchers in quite a lot of disciplines, together with philosophy, psychology, politics, sociology, anthropology, cultural stories and theology.

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