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The Language Animal

The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674660205

Publication Date: 03/14/2016

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368 pages

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

Belknap Press

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Charles Taylor is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at McGill University and author of influential books including Sources of the Self, The Ethics of Authenticity, and A Secular Age. He has received many honors, including the Templeton Prize, the Berggruen Prize, and membership in the Order of Canada.

Awards & Accolades

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