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Philosophy and the human sciences

Author: Charles Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor
ISBN: 0521267536 9780521267533 0521317495 9780521317498
OCLC Number: 11045018
Description: 340 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Philosophy and social science: Interpretation and the sciences of man --
Neutrality in political science --
Social theory as practice --
Understanding and ethnocentricity --
Rationality --
Foucault on freedom and truth --
2. Political philosophy: Atomism --
What's wrong with negative liberty --
The diversity of goods --
Legitimation crisis? --
The nature and scope of distributive justice --
Kant's theory of freedom.
Responsibility: Charles Taylor.
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