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Strong evaluation without moral sources : on Charles Taylor's philosophical anthropology and ethics

Author: Arto Laitinen
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2008.
Series: Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie, Bd. 86.
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Charles Taylor (1931- ) is one of the leading living philosophers. This is the first extended study on the key notions of his views in philosophical anthropology and ethical theory. Firstly, Laitinen clarifies, qualifies and defends Taylor's thesis that transcendental arguments show that personal understandings concerning ethical and other values (so called "strong evaluation") is necessary, in different ways, for  Read more...
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Laitinen, Arto.
Strong evaluation without moral sources.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, c2008
(DLC) 2008468389
Named Person: Charles Taylor; Charles Taylor; Charles Taylor
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arto Laitinen
ISBN: 9783110211900 3110211904 128339829X 9781283398299
OCLC Number: 503443454
Notes: Revised version of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Jyväskylä University, 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 385 p.)
Series Title: Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie, Bd. 86.
Other Titles: Charles Taylor's philosophical anthropology and ethics
Responsibility: by Arto Laitinen.
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Studies and develops further Charles Taylor's philosophical views on human agency, personhood, selfhood and identity. This title criticizes Taylor's view that God, nature or human reason are possible  Read more...

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