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Dilemmas and Connections

Selected Essays

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ISBN 9780674284364

Publication Date: 04/07/2014

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424 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

World

  • Part I. Allies and Interlocutors
    • 1. Iris Murdoch and Moral Philosophy
    • 2. Understanding the Other: A Gadamerian View on Conceptual Schemes
    • 3. Language Not Mysterious?
    • 4. Celan and the Recovery of Language
  • Part II. Social Theory
    • 5. Nationalism and Modernity
    • 6. Conditions of an Unforced Consensus on Human Rights
    • 7. Democratic Exclusion (and Its Remedies?)
    • 8. Religious Mobilizations
  • Part III. Themes from A Secular Age
    • 9. A Catholic Modernity?
    • 10. Notes on the Sources of Violence: Perennial and Modern
    • 11. The Future of the Religious Past
    • 12. Disenchantment-Reenchantment
    • 13. What Does Secularism Mean?
    • 14. Die Blosse Vernunft (“Reason Alone”)
    • 15. Perils of Moralism
    • 16. What Was the Axial Revolution?
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Charles Taylor Is Winner of the 2008 Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy
  • Charles Taylor Is Winner of the 2007 Templeton Prize
Murty Classical Library of India

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