The Ethics of Authenticity

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Harvard University Press, Aug 6, 2018 - Philosophy - 160 pages
Everywhere we hear of decline, of a world that was better before the influence of modernity. While some lament Western culture’s slide into relativism and nihilism and others celebrate the trend as a liberating sort of progress, Taylor calls on us to face the moral and political crises of our time, and to make the most of modernity's challenges.

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Three Malaises
The Inarticulate Debate
The Sources of Authenticity
Inescapable Horizons
The Need for Recognition
The Slide to Subjectivism
La Lotta Continua
Subtler Languages
An Iron Cage?
Against Fragmentation

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