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Modern social imaginaries

Author: Charles Taylor
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
Series: Public planet books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a clear and concise framework for understanding the structure of modern life in the West and the different forms modernity has taken around the world

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Charles, 1931-
Modern social imaginaries.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607011274
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor
ISBN: 0822332558 9780822332558 0822332930 9780822332930
OCLC Number: 52714732
Description: 215 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The modern moral order --
What is a "social imaginary"? --
The specter of idealism --
The great disembedding --
The economy as objectified reality --
The public sphere --
Public and private --
The sovereign people --
An all-pervasive order --
The direct-access society --
Agency and objectification --
Modes of narration --
The meaning of secularity --
Provincializing Europe.
Series Title: Public planet books.
Responsibility: Charles Taylor.
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"Charles Taylor presents a fundamental challenge to neoliberal apologists for the new world order-but not only to them. Anyone who wishes, as I do, to defend transcultural political ideals, notions Read more...

 
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