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The ethics of authenticity

Author: Charles Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; 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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor
ISBN: 0674268636 9780674268630 067454384X 9780674543843
OCLC Number: 60095837
Notes: "Originally published in Canada in 1991 under the title The mailaise of modernity"--T.p. verso.
Description: viii, 142 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Three malaises --
The inarticulate debate --
The sources of authenticity --
Inescapable horizons --
The need for recognition --
The slide to subjectivism --
La Lotta continua --
Subtler languages --
An iron cage? --
Against fragmentation.
Other Titles: Mailaise of modernity
Responsibility: Charles Taylor.

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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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