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Charles Taylor : thinking and living deep diversity

Author: Mark Redhead
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., ©2002.
Series: Twentieth-century political thinkers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An examination and critique of the theoretical and political efforts of Taylor to promote "deep diversity" as an antidote to the process of political fragmentation in general and, specifically, in his home of Quebec. Redhead (political theory, Oregon State U.) argues that Taylor's opposition to Quebecois separatists is equally rooted in a political theory of communitarian liberalism, his political activities within  Read more...
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Redhead, Mark, 1968-
Charles Taylor.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. c2002
Named Person: Charles Taylor; Taylor, Charles <1931-> - Pensée politique et sociale.; Charles Taylor; Charles Taylor; Charles Taylor; Charles (Philosoph) Taylor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Redhead
ISBN: 0742521265 9780742521261 0742521273 9780742521278
OCLC Number: 47716349
Description: x, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Political Context for a Deeply Diverse Vision --
2. The Politics of Deep Diversity --
3. Atomism and Fragmentation --
4. Deep Diversity's Discontents --
5. Self-Interpreting Animals --
6. Taylor's Catholic Modernity --
7. Thinking beyond the Limits of Deep Diversity.
Series Title: Twentieth-century political thinkers.
Responsibility: Mark Redhead.


Charles Taylor's work as an intellectual historian, epistemologist and normative political theorist has made him a leading figure in contemporary social philosophy. This book examines the problem of  Read more...
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Cultural diversity today is not an academic issue, but a lived reality for many societies in the grip of globalization. No contemporary thinker has reflected more seriously on this reality than Read more...

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