Charles Taylor has been one of the most original and influential figures in contemporary philosophy: his 'philosophical anthropology' spans an unusually wide range of theoretical interests and draws creatively on both Anglo-American and Continental traditions in philosophy.
Essay text: If cultural group attachment is a feature of the human social condition, liberal theory had better deal with cultural group rights if it is to be relevant. Such observations form the basis of several criticisms of what Taylor terms procedural liberalism.
This essay by Charles Taylor draws from a lecture sponsored by the SSRC’s Anxieties of Democracy program, called “Ways Democracy Can Slip Away,” on October 17, 2016, at Roosevelt House in New York City, and is copublished in The Democracy Papers. Taylor was the program’s 2016 Democracy Fellow.
Charles Taylor (1995) Overcoming Epistemology. Source:. Just the first essay reproduced here. Epistemology, once the pride of modern philosophy, seems in a bad way these days. Fifty years ago, during the heyday of logical empiricism,. instrumental reason, and atomism.
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Charles Taylor, in full Charles Margrave Taylor, (born November 5, 1931, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Canadian philosopher known for his examination of the modern self.He produced a large body of work that is remarkable for its range—both for the number of areas and issues it addresses as well as for the breadth of scholarship it draws upon.
Manan Shah Benjamin Richards Third Essay: Topic 3 In Atomism, Charles Taylor argues against the theory of primacy of rights held by philosophers such as John Locke and Thomas Hobbes. Taylor defines primacy of right theories as those which “try to defend in some sense the priority of the individual and his rights over society, or which present a purely instrumental view of society.”.
Taylor's writings. Alongside Charles Taylor the critic of empiricism stands Charles Taylor the hermeneutically oriented political philoso-pher, and hovering in the background, directing these two, is Charles Taylor the moralist, advocating communitarianism over social atomism and the integrity of the human subject against what he sees as.