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The ethics of authenticity

Author: Charles Taylor
Publisher: London : Harvard University Press, 1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everywhere we hear of decline, of a world that was better before the influence of modernity. While some lament Western culture's slide into relativism and nihilism and others celebrate the trend as a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor
ISBN: 0674268636 9780674268630
OCLC Number: 474642866
Notes: Notes p.123-135
Description: 142 p.
Contents: Acknowledgments I. Three Malaises II. The Inarticulate Debate III. The Sources of Authenticity IV. Inescapable Horizons V. The Need for Recognition VI. The Slide to Subjectivism VII. La Lotta Continua VIII. Subtler Languages IX. An Iron Cage? X. Against Fragmentation Notes Index

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The great merit of Taylor's brief, non-technical, powerful book...is the vigour with which he restates the point which Hegel (and later Dewey) urged against Rousseau and Kant: that we are only Read more...

 
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