Books written by Charles Taylor

The Malaise of Modernity

House of Anansi | October 21, 1991 | 135 pages
In Malaise of Modernity, Charles Taylor focuses on the key modern concept of self-fulfillment, often attacked as the central support of what Christopher Lasch has called the culture of narcissism. To Taylor, self-fulfillment, although often expressed in self-centered ways, isn't necessarily a... More Info

The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere

Columbia Univ Pr | February 1, 2011 | 137 pages
The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role doesùor shouldùreligion play in our public lives?  More Info

Secularism and Freedom of Conscience

Harvard University Press | October 24, 2011 | 152 pages
Jocelyn Maclure and Charles Taylor provide a clearly reasoned, articulate account of the two main principles of secularism—equal respect, and freedom of conscience—and argue that in our religiously diverse, politically interconnected world, secularism, properly understood, may offer the only... More Info