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Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor

by Ruth Abbey (Editor)

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Overview

Taylor is beyond question one of the most distinctive figures in the landscape of contemporary philosophy.


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ISBN-13: 9780521805223
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/26/2004
Series: Contemporary Philosophy in Focus
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Ruth Abbey lectures in Political Theory at the University of Kent, Canterbury. She is the author of Nietzsche's Middle Period and the editor of the forthcoming Contemporary Philosophy in Focus: Charles Taylor.

Table of Contents

Introduction: timely meditations in an untimely mode Ruth Abbey; 1. Taylor and the hermeneutic tradition Nicholas Smith; 2. Taylor's (anti-)epistemology Hubert Dreyfus; 3. The self and the good: Charles Taylor's moral ontology Fergus Kerr; 4. Taylor's political philosophy Stephen Mulhall; 5. Toleration, proselytizing, and the politics of recognition Jean Bethke Elshtain; 6. Taylor and feminism: from recognition of identity to a politics of the good Melissa Orlie; 7. Catholicism and philosophy: a nontheistic appreciation William E. Connolly; 8. History, agency and the history of philosophy Terry Pinkard.

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Jean Bethke Elshtain

A lucid, informative, generous introduction to the thought of Charles Taylor. . . . It will stand on its own as a contribution to advancing Taylor's complex and important work.
Jean Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago

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"A lucid, informative, generous introduction to the thought of Charles Taylor. . . . It will stand on its own as a contribution to advancing Taylor's complex and important work."—Jean Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago

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