Modern social imaginaries (Book, 2004) []
skip to content
New coming soon
Modern social imaginaries

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

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

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Charles, 1931-
Modern social imaginaries.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
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.
More information:


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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...

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.