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Taylor and Politics: A Critical Introduction

Craig Browne and Andrew P. Lynch


Charles Taylor is one of the most influential contemporary philosophers, arguably the most important living political philosopher writing in English. Taylor and Politics assesses Taylor’s thought and its relevance to contemporary political challenges, especially religion and secularity, multicultural diversity, political alienation and demands for greater democracy. This book outlines Taylor’s key concepts and highlights the substantive applications of his ideas. Taylor’s biography and education, and his forays into politics in Canada, is discussed, to provide context for the development of hi ... More

Keywords: Democracy, Religion, Secularism, Social imaginaries, Romanticism, Modernity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780748691937
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691937.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Craig Browne, author
University of Sydney

Andrew P. Lynch, author
University of Sydney