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Philosophy in an Age of Pluralism

Philosophy in an Age of Pluralism
The Philosophy of Charles Taylor in Question

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Sir Isaiah Berlin, Susan James, Richard Rorty, Quentin Skinner, Michael Morgan, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Clifford Geertz, Daniel Weinstock, Mette Hjort, Patricia Benner, Richard Tuck, Daniel M. Weinstock, Guy Laforest, Charles Taylor
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  • Date Published: January 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521437424

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  • This is the first comprehensive evaluation of Charles Taylor's work and a major contribution to the leading questions in philosophy and the human sciences as they face an increasingly pluralistic age. Charles Taylor is one of the most influential moral and political philosophers of our time, and these essays address topics in his thought ranging over the history of philosophy, truth, modernity and postmodernity, theism, interpretation, the human sciences, liberalism, pluralism and difference.

    • All star international team of contributors, including some major names, e.g. Richard Rorty, Quentin Skinner
    • Essays to honour leading philosopher: Charles Taylor
    • Major contribution to the history of ideas, addressing leading questions in modern philosophical thinking
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    • Date Published: January 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521437424
    • length: 292 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.43kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction Sir Isaiah Berlin
    Part I: Foundations:
    1. Internal and external in the work of Descartes Susan James
    2. Taylor on truth Richard Rorty
    Part II. Interpreting Modernity:
    3. Modernity and disenchantment: some historical reflections Quentin Skinner
    4. Religion, history and moral discourse Michael Morgan
    5. The risks and responsibilities of affirming ordinary life Jean Bethke Elshtain
    Part III. Natural and Human Sciences:
    6. The strange estrangement: Taylor and the natural sciences Clifford Geertz
    7. Is there an objective spirit? Vincent Descombes, translated by Daniel Weinstock
    Part IV. Philosophy in Practice:
    8. Literature: Romantic expression or strategic interaction? Mette Hjort
    9. The role of articulation in understanding practice and experience as sources of knowledge in clinical nursing Patricia Benner
    Part V. Ethics, Politics and Pluralism:
    10. Rights and pluralism Richard Tuck
    11. The political theory of strong evaluation Daniel M. Weinstock
    12. Philosophy and political judgement in a multinational federation Guy Laforest
    Part VI. Reply and Re-Articulation: Charles Taylor replies
    Bibliography of the works of Charles Taylor
    Index.

  • Editors

    James Tully, University of Victoria, British Columbia

    Daniel M. Weinstock

    Contributors

    Sir Isaiah Berlin, Susan James, Richard Rorty, Quentin Skinner, Michael Morgan, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Clifford Geertz, Daniel Weinstock, Mette Hjort, Patricia Benner, Richard Tuck, Daniel M. Weinstock, Guy Laforest, Charles Taylor

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