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- "[unknown title]." Postsäkularismus Zur Diskussion Eines Umstrittenen Begriffs. Frankfurt am Main: Campus, 2014. In German.
- "The Space of Exchange." In Radical Responsibilty : Celebrating the Thought of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, edited by Michael J. Harris, Daniel Rynhold, and Tamra Wright. Jerusalem: Maggid Books, 2013. http://www.korenpub.com/EN/products/maggid/maggid/9781592643660
- "Forward." In Faithful to the Future: Listening to Yves Congar, edited by Brother Émile of Taizé. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
- "Après L’Âge Séculier." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 9-15.
- "How to Define Secularism." In Boundaries of Toleration, edited by Charles Taylor and Alfred C. Stepan. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 59-78. http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-16566-2/boundaries-of-toleration.
- Taylor, Charles and Alfred C. Stepan, eds. Boundaries of Toleration. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 328. http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-16566-2/boundaries-of-toleration
How can people of diverse religious, ethnic, and linguistic allegiances and identities live together without committing violence, inflicting suffering, or oppressing each other? In this volume, contributors explore the limits of toleration and suggest we think beyond them to mutual respect. Salman Rushdie reflects on the once tolerant Sufi-Hindu culture of Kashmir. Ira Katznelson follows with an intellectual history of toleration as a layered institution in the West. Charles Taylor advances a new approach to secularism in our multicultural world, and Akeel Bilgrami responds by offering context and caution to that approach. Nadia Urbinati explores why Cicero’s humanist ideal of Concord was not used in response to religious discord. The volume concludes with a refutation of the claim that toleration was invented in the West. Rajeev Bhargava writes on Asoka’s India, and Karen Barkey explores toleration within the Ottoman and Habsburg Empires. Sudipta Kaviraj examines accommodations and conflicts in India, and Alfred Stepan highlights contributions to toleration and multiple democratic secularisms in such Muslim-majority countries as Indonesia and Senegal.
- "What was the Axial Revolution?" In The Axial Age and its Consequences, edited by Robert N. Bellah and Hans Joas. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. 30-46.
- . "L'Esclusione Democratica (Esistono Dei Rimedi?)." La Società Degli Individui: Quadrimestrale Di Teoria Sociale e Storia Delle Idee 43, no. 1 (2012): 97-126. In Italian.
- "Heidegger, Sprache Und Ökologie." [Heidegger, Language, and Ecology] In Politische Theorie Und Das Denken Heideggers, edited by Paul Sörensen and Nikolai Münch. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2013. In German.
- Sekulární Věk. Dilemata Moderní Společnosti. Vybrané Kapitoly [A Secular Age, selections] . Translated by Ondřej Štěch and Tomáš Chudý. Praha: Filosofia, 2013. In Czech.
Co to znamená, když řekneme, že žijeme v sekulární době? V odpovědi na tuto otázku Charles Taylor dokládá, jakým zásadním způsobem se v průběhu posledních staletí změnilo postavení náboženství v západních společnostech. Český překlad vybraných kapitol Taylorova rozsáhlého díla ukazuje historický vývoj sekulárních aspektů moderní doby a objasňuje, jak se tyto změny promítají do naší současnosti a jaké důsledky to s sebou nese.
- "Por Qué La Democracia Necesita El Patriotismo." [Why Democracy Needs Patriotism] In Los límites Del Patriotismo : Identidad, Pertenencia y "ciudadanía Mundial", translated by Carme Castells, edited by Martha C. Nussbaum and Joshua Cohen. Barcelona: Paidós, 2013. In Spanish.
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Benedicto Rodríguez, Rubén. "Charles Taylor: El Ser Humano y El Bien." Contrastes: Revista Interdisciplinar De Filosofia 17, no. 1-2 (2012): 47-64. In Spanish.
After a critical reading of a range of Taylor's basic texts, this paper investigates the connection that appears in the work of Charles Taylor between the human agent and good, proposing traits of moral experience which derive from fundamental and historical aspects. Some anthropological, ethical and political problems which arise from the connections between this particular understanding of man and the good life are also examined. Similarly, assessment of both the theoretical and the practical scope of this proposal is given, pointing out its possible extension on an institutional level.
Bociek, Klaudyna. "Kształtowanie Tożsamości Indywidualnej Człowieka w Kulturze Afirmacji Różnicy. Etyka Autentyczności Charlesa Taylora (Formation of Individual Identity in the Affirmation of Difference Culture. Charles Taylor’s Ethics of Authenticity)." Szkice Humanistyczne XIII, no. 4 (33) (2013): 15-28. In Polish.http://www.osw.olsztyn.pl/cms/files/docs/SzkiceHumanistyczne/szkice%2033%20.pdf.
This article is an attempt to analyze the concept of the ethics of authenticity created by Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor. The ideal of authenticity is rooted in romantic expressivism and is nowadays connected with the postulate of fulfillment in the Western European culture. The article raises the question about the possibility of the implementation of the ideal of authenticity on educational grounds. The article draws attention to the issue of how and in what axiological horizon young people can form their identity in a contemporary „fluid” postmodern reality, which rejects the traditional moral order. A distinctive feature of our times is to emphasize what is new, individual, subjective and different. In this sense we can speak of the „affirmation of difference” culture. In this reality, the ethical life model is the authenticity – a new form of the moral ideal of being true to oneself. The aim of this paper is not the assessment of ethics of authenticity „rightness” or lack thereof, but rather to draw attention to what it valuable, to save the sense of it by returning to the original ideal and to oppose the aberrations. We may presume that the remedy to the threat coming from the individualistic culture is the same ideal, but properly fulfilled – considering its conditions of meaningfulness, dialogical human nature and moral horizon.
Briones, Pablo Lazo. "La Hermenéutica De La Construction De La Identidad Moderna : Una Relectura De Charles Taylor De Cara a Nuestro Mundo Multicultural." Estudios Sociológicos 25, no. 74 (2007): 463-489. In Spanish. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40421093;.
En el presente artículo se lleva a cabo una revisión crítica de la propuesta central del pensamiento de Charles Taylor con respecto a los espacios sociales multiculturales, es decir, sobre la propuesta de una reconstrucción hermenéutica de la identidad moderna que hemos heredado. Se proponen como tema de reflexión las posibles, y deseables, consecuencias éticas y jurídico-políticas de tal reconstrucción en lo que atañe a nuevas relaciones interculturales fincadas en una comprensión simbólica de talante interpretativo y autocrítico. Para ello, se revisan sintéticamente los principales momentos de la tesis tayloriana, presente en su libro Sources ofthe Self: The Making of Modern Identity, así como en otros de sus textos centrales, y se evalúa todo ello para defender una hipótesis propia, la consistente en sostener que estamos en condiciones de un cambio cultural a gran escala en nuestro mundo multicultural. ///
This is a critical revision of the central argument in the thought of Charles Taylor regarding multicultural social spaces, L e. the need of ahermeneutical reconstruction of the modern identity inherited by the contemporary world. The author sets out to weigh the possible and desirable ethical and legal-political consequences of such a reconstruction concerning new intercultural relations, from a symbolic understanding in an interpretive and self-critical vein. In so doing, a synthetic review of the highlights of Taylor's thesis in Sources of the Self: The Making of Modern Identity and other of his central texts is carried out, and then from an evaluation of this material a case is made for the hypothesis of this paper, namely, that the conditions for a large scale cultural change in our multicultural world have been reached.
Calandín, Javier Gracia. "¿Lo Justo Versus Lo Bueno? Sobre 'Lo Justo' En La Filosofía De Charles Taylor." Pensamiento: Revista De Investigación e Información Filosofíca 68, no. 257 (09/01, 2012): 413-426. In Spanish. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,url,uid,cookie&db=phl&AN=PHL2199694&site=ehost-live.
The aim of this article is to analyze the famous confrontation between the right and the good. We start with the analysis of Charles Taylor about the different significances of the good and his criticism to a procedural and restrictive approach of the moral (such as Habermas and Kymlicka). Secondly, we review in depth the ethics of Taylor and we stress the vague remark of "the just" in the use of Taylor. Finally, we evaluate the deontological deficiencies of the ethics of Taylor and try to find other ways to complement it.
Cincunegui, Juan Manuel. "Ética Y Filosofía De La Psicología." Veritas: Revista De Filosofía y Teología 28 (03/01, 2013): 133-146. In Spanish. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,url,uid,cookie&db=phl&AN=PHL2208894&site=ehost-live.
This article is part of the current debate between representatives from the disciplines of philosophy of mind and cognitive sciences on one hand, and the phenomenologists, on the other, about the status of consciousness and the nature of action. The recovery of the critical work of Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, who in 'The Explanation of Behaviour' (1964) faced the behaviorist challenge to humanism, and whose principles are still largely present in the cognitivists doctrines, allows us to argue against the reductionist claim that the human can be explained through the nonhuman, without downplaying the importance of the mechanistic research in the relevant areas, but attentive to the inescapably teleological nature of action. And against the insistent forgetfulness in regard to the status of animals and nonhuman animals which means to recognize the need for a more fluid demarcation between the human, the nonhuman and the inanimate.
Cloots, André, Stijn Latré, and Guido Vanheeswijck. "De Toekomst Van Het Christelijk Verleden: Marcel Gauchet Versus Charles Taylor Over De Essentie En De Evolutie Van Religie." Bijdragen, Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie En Theologie 73, no. 2 (2012): 143-167. In Dutch.
In this article, we will elaborate into detail the ambiguous relation between Marcel Gauchet and Charles Taylor with respect to the role of religion in general and Christianity in particular in the rise of the secular age, as presented in respectively 'Le désenchantement du monde' and 'A Secular Age'. Our inquiry unfolds by multiple steps. We start by looking at the great resemblances between both books. Our path continues by examining differences in their approach. These differences are twofold. First, we will examine the strains within their 'at face value' similar methodologies, in particular the strains between a transcendental, logical approach on the one hand and sensitivity for the inherent contingent and historical character of religious evolution on the other. Second, we will investigate the consequences of their divergent definitions of religions. This investigation leads us to focus on four aspects: the role of the axial religions; the significance of Incarnation and Reformation; the significance of Christianity as the "religion of the departure from religion"; the possibility of religious 'conversion'.
Cooke, Bill. "Can we Afford to be 'Post-Secular?'." Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism (A Journal of the American Humanist Association) 21, no. 1 (01/01, 2013): 93-103.
The notion of our moving to a "postsecular" age has become a topic of conversation. As has been seen with discussions of "secular", "secularity", and "secularism", much depends on what is meant by the term in question. This article surveys what some of the "postsecular" thinkers are saying and looks at how far their views actually differ from those of avowed secularists over the past century and a half. In light of this, it is then asked whether a "postsecular" situation is desirable or even possible.
Coulter, Dale M. "Wrestling with Charles Taylor." First Things (03/04, 2014): 04/01/2014. http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/firstthoughts/2014/03/on-secularity-and-social-imaginaries.
Cuchumbé Holguín, Nelson Jair. "El Aporte Filosófico De Gadamer y Taylro a La Democracia: Actitud De Diálogo Abierto y Reconocimiento Recíproco." Praxis Filosofica 35 (07/01, 2012): 131-149. In Spanish.
The problem of dialogue between partners with different cultural expressions is one of the most notable challenges facing democratic societies today. This article addresses the key problem in the philosophical contributions of Hans Georg Gadamer and Charles Taylor. Central question is posed as: what attitudes merit promotion partners with incompatible cultural traditions to build democratic and multicultural political unit? It invokes a principle of argument the idea that open dialogue and mutual recognition are two attitudes unavoidable in any attempt to build healthy and multicultural democratic polity.
Curran, Mary Bernard. "Expressive Individualism: A Change in the Idea of the Good and of Happiness." Heythrop Journal: A Bimonthly Review of Philosophy and Theology 54, no. 6 (11/01, 2013): 978-991.
I propose an 'intellectual genealogy' of the widespread contemporary lifestyle called 'expressive individualism', tracing it back first to the cult of the artist as genius, which flourished during the 19th century, but which has been democratized and universalized in our time. I then trace it back one step further, somewhat surprisingly, to the altered depiction of Lucifer John Milton gives in his poem 'Paradise Lost'. Milton's Lucifer rejects not only Jesus as the highest creature, he rejects the Father as father; he announces 'I know none before me; I am self-begot.' To the extent that we embrace the ethic of 'expressive individualism', therefore, we are implicitly committed to Milton's Lucifer as an archetype for human fulfilment, which I suggest, however, is a toxic model.
Cusinato, Guido. "Trascendenza Dal sé Ed Espressività: Costituzione Dell'Identità Personale Ed Esemplarità." Acta Philosophica: Pontificia Universita Della Santa Croce 21, no. 2 (2012): 259-284. In Italian.
There have been innumerable attempts to characterize personal identity either in terms of psychological continuity or in terms of the linear and self-referential process of reproduction of one's self. I will defend the thesis according to which personal identity emerges mainly as a process of transcendence of one's own "minimal self". It is precisely by means of this critical distancing from his self, I contend, that the individual learns to see himself under a new perspective as far as to experience his self as a surprise. Amazed at his own self, he lives a reawakening which leads him to a transformation of his way of living. This transcendence of the self cannot take place self-referentially but only through the force of an example provided by another person. Such act neither aims at the annihilation of the individual, nor does it contrast with self-love. It is in conflict merely with what Harry Frankfurt calls "self-indulgence". The idea of a transcendence of the self is already to be found in Plato, who fostered the overcoming of and purification from 'amathia' (in the sense of a "not knowing but pretending to know") and from an excessive love of oneself. Indeed, these latter would be the two grave diseases which render formless the soul of a human being, for they stand in the way of the 'cura sui'. The same theme will reappear in Max Scheler's phenomenological reduction, which endeavours to bracket egocentrism (construed as excessive love of oneself) in order to give a form to the personal identity.
Douthat, Ross. "Religious Experience and the Modern Self." The New York Times (02/25, 2014). http://douthat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/25/religious-experience-and-the-modern-self/.
Dreher, Rod. "Converting & De-Converting." The American Conservative (03/02, 2014). http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/converting-de-converting/.
Finamore, Rosanna. "Guardare Al 'Futuro Del Passato Religioso'." Gregorianum 94, no. 1 (01/01, 2013): 141-144. In Italian.
———. "Un'Opera Caleidoscopica Sugli Orizzonti Della Secolarità." Gregorianum 94, no. 1 (01/01, 2013): 144-153. In Italian.
Ford, David F. "God’s Power and Human Flourishing: A Biblical Inquiry After Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age." (n.d.). A paper presented at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture consultation on God’s Power and Human Flourishing, Sponsored by the McDonald Agape Foundation. http://faith.yale.edu/sites/default/files/david_ford_-_gods_power_and_human_flourishing_0.pdf.
Gallagher, Michael Paul. "Charles Taylor's Critique of "Secularisation"." Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review 97, no. 388, Burning Issues (Winter, 2008): 433-444. In English.http://www.jstor.org/stable/25660609.
———. "The 'use' of Literature in 'A Secular Age': A Note on Romanticism." Gregorianum 94, no. 1 (2013): 167-173.
Grondin, Jean. "Charles Taylor a-t-Il Des Raisons De Croire à Proposer? Grandeur Et Limites d'Une Justification De l'Option Métaphysique De La Croyance Par Des Enjeux Éthiques." Science Et Esprit: Revue De Philosophie Et De Théologie 64, no. 2 (05/01, 2012): 245-262. In French.
Taylor's 'Secular Age' defends a courageous thesis on the origins of the secular age and its true significance: (1) historically, it would be the consequence of the intensification of personal devotion in the late Middle Ages which would have led to a discovery of the autonomy of the individual; (2) the secular age would thus have less to do with a decline of belief, brought about by modern science, than with the emergence of new forms of ethical fullness which are not linked to transcendence. This essay first questions whether Taylor's broad historical thesis is cogently substantiated. In its second part, it argues that his philosophy, which rightly sees that the secular age implies a fragilization of faith, should be more preoccupied with the issue of the reasons of belief. It is far from certain that one can reduce the metaphysical option of belief to ethical considerations, as Taylor seems to think.
Hanson, Richard J. "Hearts as Large as the World : Charles Taylor’s Best Account Principle as a Resource for Comparative Theologians." Journal of Religion and Society 15 (2013).http://moses.creighton.edu/jrs/2013/2013-26.pdf.
This paper examines philosopher Charles M. Taylor’s Best Account principle, an epistemic tool intended for use in multicultural societies, as one possible avenue for developing a more conceptually robust comparative theology. Specifically, I engage Taylor’s Best Account, or “BA” principle, with some of the trajectories suggested by Francis X. Clooney’s own interreligious encounters, and Clooney’s theological reflections upon these experiences. I compare Clooney’s interpretation of the dictum “to have a heart as large as the world” to Taylor’s notion that the most adequate interpretation of human life is the one that makes the most sense in terms of the way human lives are actually lived (in essence, what Taylor means by “best account”), and use this as an opening to what I hope will be a wider conversation about the conceptual development of comparative theologies.
Helfer, Inácio. "Os Bens Sociais São Sempre Bens Convergentes?" Trans/Form/Acao: Revista De Filosofia 35, no. 2 (01/01, 2012): 163-185. In Portuguese.
A current strand of thought teaches that all collective goods are convergent goods. Its main exponents are the welfarist and utilitarian conceptions in the fields of economics and philosophy, respectively. This assumption presupposes that "social wholes" are inevitably composed of "parts", and that therefore the base of each public or social good is composed of individuals who would be ultimately responsible for its existence. Thus, public goods would be goods where the interests and choices of social actors converge. This essay shows that, first, according to Taylor's understanding, not all collective goods are convergent goods. Some social goods can be considered as irreducibly social goods, whose justification lies in reflection on their meaning. Second, it discusses the contribution that the Hegelian notion of ethics had on the formulation of this argument.
Jacobs, James. "The Practice of Religion in Post-Secular Society." International Philosophical Quarterly 54, no. 1 (2014): 5-23.
This paper considers recent arguments from Jürgen Habermas and Charles Taylor that argue that even secular societies ought to tolerate religion for its practical benefits. Then, taking inspiration from Thomas Aquinas, I critique their positions as misconstruing the nature of religion in two fundamental ways. First, we must distinguish generic religion as a natural virtue from diverse species of faith that go beyond the duty to render homage to the First Cause. It will be seen that, generically, religion is integral to the common good inasmuch as it is essential to the perfection of the intellect’s search for truth. Second, from this it follows that religion ought not be justified in utilitarian terms of extrinsic benefit; rather, the good of religion is the intrinsic realization of the activity itself. In light of these correctives, I conclude that even secular societies ought to encourage religious belief, while remaining open to a variety of faiths.
Koenig, Matthias. "Jenseits Des Sakularisierungsparadigmas? Eine Auseinandersetzung Mit Charles Taylor." Kölner Zeitschrift Für Soziologie Und Sozialpsychologie 63, no. 4 (2011): 649-673. In German.http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11577-011-0150-5#.
Mit seinem Buch A Secular Age hat der Sozialphilosoph Charles Taylor einen aufsehenerregenden Alternativentwurf zum klassischen Säkularisierungsparadigma vorgelegt. Das Ziel dieses Artikels ist es, ihn auf die religionssoziologische Diskussion um Säkularisierung und deren verschiedenen Teilprozesse zu beziehen. Es werden drei Ansprüche formuliert, an denen Alternativentwürfe zu messen sind. Erstens müssen sie verständlich machen, warum „Säkularität“ zu einer so wichtigen Selbstbeschreibungskategorie moderner Gesellschaften werden konnte. Zweitens müssen sie das in Jahrzenten religionssoziologischer Forschung akkumulierte Wissen über Entkirchlichung mit den von Kritikern hervorgehobenen Befunden genuin moderner religiöser Vitalität integrieren. Und drittens müssen sie die vielfältigen Muster der Differenzierung religiöser und politischer Ordnung im Gesellschafts- und Kulturvergleich beschreiben und erklären können. In kritischer Auseinandersetzung mit Taylor werden Grenzen kulturalistischer Theorien moderner Säkularität und bleibende Aufgaben historisch-soziologischer Forschung zu Religion in der Moderne identifiziert. Charles Taylor's book A Secular Age is a widely appraised alternative to the classical paradigm of secularization theory. This article situates this alternative theory within the debate of sociology of religion on secularization and its sub-components. Three requirements are formulated that alternative conceptions would have to met. First, they need to understand why „secularity" became such a prominent category of self interpretation in modem societies. Second, they have to be able to integrate years of cumulative sociological research on sub-processes of secularization with findings on genuinely modem forms of religious vitality emphasized by the classical paradigm's critics. And in light of on-going debates over multiple modernities, they would need to describe and explain the varieties of differentiation in societal and cultural comparison. In critical discussion of Charles Taylor's contribution, the limits of culturalist theories of modem secularity as well as some tasks for historical-sociological research on religion in modernity are identified. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)(journal abstract).
Koppelman, Andrew. "Keep it Vague: The Many Meanings of Religious Freedom." Commonweal (11/04, 2013). https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/keep-it-vague.
Laitinen, Arto. Strong Evaluation without Moral Sources: On Charles Taylor's Philosophical Anthropology and Ethics. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/38264
Charles Taylor (1931- ) is one of the leading living philosophers. This is the first extended study on the key notions of his views in philosophical anthropology and ethical theory. Firstly, Laitinen clarifies, qualifies and defends Taylor's thesis that transcendental arguments show that personal understandings concerning ethical and other values (so called "strong evaluation") is necessary, in different ways, for human agency, selfhood, identity and personhood. Secondly, Laitinen defends and develops in various ways Taylor's value realism. Finally, the book criticizes Taylor's view.
Leroux, Georges. "La Sécularité Et Le Cadre Immanent." Science Et Esprit: Revue De Philosophie Et De Théologie 64, no. 2 (05/01, 2012): 277-292. In French.
The concept of "immanent framework" supports the entire hermeneutical and phenomenological enterprise of Charles Taylor's work. The latter insists on intrinsic liberty, constitutive of the immanent framework, firmly opposing the interpreters of sympathisers of a secular rupture or a necessary closure. Due to his grounding in Christianity, the "immanent framework" has preserved an openness, even when it has been directed from the outside, against all religious forms, and particularly against Christianity. As a result, the importance of Taylor's work resides principally in the transcendental analysis of conditions for belief in the "immanence framework.".
Linker, Damon. "Is Secularism Inevitable?" The Week (02/27, 2014). http://theweek.com/article/index/257008/is-secularism-inevitable.
Lucier, Pierre. "La Possibilité De Croire Dans Une Culture De l'Immanence." Science Et Esprit: Revue De Philosophie Et De Théologie 64, no. 2 (05/01, 2012): 263-275. In French.
This study is interested in Taylor's thesis, according to which belief would be a possible option in a secularised world, naturally plunged into immanence, provided that, by some ideological bias or by the hidden experience of fulfilment, one does not arbitrarily declare the closure of this world on oneself. The author of 'A Secular Age' suggests that this thesis is tantamount to, by another ideological bias, to deny the logic itself of immanence, and to raise significant philosophical and theological questions concerning the possibility of belief in accepting fully the "immanence framework." He asks himself why religious belief in general and the Christian faith in particular should requires the moved adhesion to some previous world, even the preservation of the preaxial religious?
Lysaker, John. "Finding My Way through Moral Space: A Whim-Wham for Charles Scott." Epoche: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 17, no. 1 (09/01, 2012): 143-154.
The ongoing task of self-discovery, which I figure as self-finding, following Emerson, is integral to the human condition. While its results are always fragmentary, self-finding also conducts the currents of life in ways that establish conditions for our lives and those of others. This activity is mistakenly constrained by Charles Taylor, who argues that it remains tied to moral space. Charles Scott's work shows how moral space can be found in a manner that suspends the necessity of moral space and generates new possibilities.
Main, Roderick. "In a Secular Age : Weber, Taylor, Jung." Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society 18, no. 3 (2013): 277-294.
Sociologists engaging with depth psychology have rarely drawn on the work of C. G. Jung. Part of the reason for this, I suggest, is Jung’s seeming tendency to credit, and be informed by, religious and non-rational perspectives. In this article I first highlight what sociologists might find problematic in Jung by comparing his views on the desacralisation of the modern world with Max Weber’s views on disenchantment. I then argue that Charles Taylor’s recent alternative account of disenchantment and secularity provides a framework within which Jung’s thought becomes more sociologically creditable despite, and even because of, its approach to matters of religion.
Meijer, Michiel. "Nietzsche and Taylor between Truth and Meaning." Bijdragen, Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie En Theologie 73, no. 2 (2012): 168-189.
This article explores the relation between truth and meaning by staging a confrontation between Friedrich Nietzsche, the herald of nihilism who claimed that all previous foundations of morality have been undermined, and Charles Taylor, the advocate of 'strong evaluation' and the inevitability of meaningfulness. Central to this discussion is the relation between nihilism, truth, morality and meaning in the morally pluralistic context of a postmodern society. How do meaning and truth relate in a secular, post-traditional age? Does the longing for truth necessarily eliminate all possible forms of meaning, and, vice versa, does the human capacity to create meaning require that we suppress or even abandon the claim to truth altogether?.
Millman, Noah. "“We Will do, and we Will Hear” and the Primacy of Experience." The American Conservative (03/05, 2014). http://www.theamericanconservative.com/millman/we-will-do-and-we-will-hear-and-the-primacy-of-experience/.
Nielsen, Morten Ebbe Juul. "The Duty to Recognize Culture." Cultura: International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology 9, no. 1 (2012): 215-234.
Do we have a "duty to recognize culture"? The aim of this paper is to examine the following question: assuming we have reasons to respect or value recognition 'per se', do we on that background also have reasons to recognize culture? More specifically, does "culture" furnish a particular morally relevant fact with 'pro tanto' force, providing the basis for a duty to recognize culture? The paper first examines the concept of recognition and then proceeds to analyze "the recognition thesis", a general argument for why or how culture can be a salient part of what should be recognized. On that basis, the more specific theories of recognition proposed by Axel Honneth and Charles Taylor are examined, and it is argued that neither of these theories support a general duty to recognize culture.
Rettig, Edward. "Charles Taylor and Jewish Identity in the Twenty-First Century." Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (12/31, 2013). http://jcpa.org/article/charles-taylor-and-jewish-identity/.
Rundell, John. "Charles Taylor’s Search for Transcendence: Mystery, Suffering, Violence." In Secularisations and their Debates: Perspectives on the Return of Religion in the Contemporary West, edited by Matthew Sharpe and Dylan Nickelson, vol. 5, 2014. 199-210. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-007-7116-1_11
This chapter critically reconstructs Taylor’s image of modernity, and his accompanying human self-image of what he terms the modern buffered self against which he will posit a porous one. The porous self is his own critical anthropology, which points beyond the specifically religious reference point of A Secular Age to the transcendent. It is argued here that there are three main threads with which Taylor weaves his concern with transcendence—suffering, violence and mystery. Suffering, violence and mystery are imbued in his critique of the modern condition. By contrast, and in a critique of modern violence, mystery, so Taylor argues, has been re-articulated in the Romantic counter-current in a way that opens onto another possible relation to moments of transcendence.
Salmeri, Giovanni. "Alcune Note Critiche Sulle Cause Della Secolarizzazione." Gregorianum 94, no. 1 (01/01, 2013): 160-167. In Italian.
Sariyar, Murat. "Justification of Ethical Considerations in Health Economics -- Merging the Theories of Niklas Luhmann and Charles Taylor." Health Sociology Review 21, no. 3 (09, 2012): 343-354.
Dealing with ethics in health economics on socio-philosophical grounds is not yet well established. This paper shows how a liaison between the system theory of Luhmann and the philosophy of Taylor can be used to analyze and justify the incorporation of ethical considerations into health economics. One rationale for the incorporation of ethical consideration into health economics is the deficiencies in capturing all relevant needs of health system participants with common (welfare) economics. A second reason why health economics should account for ethical values is the fact that its decisions are already based on implicit value judgments. The impact of our approach is exemplified by the concept of 'quality adjusted life years'.
Senigaglia, Cristiana. "Freiheitsvollzug Und Anerkennungsanspruch: Fichte, Charles Taylor Und Die Heutige Fragestellung." Fichte-Studien 40 (2012): 179-197. In German.
Sepúlveda del Río, Ignacio. "La Religiosidad Se Transforma En El Siglo XXI, Según Charles Taylor." Tendencias De Las Religiones (01/29, 2014). In Spanish. http://www.tendencias21.net/La-religiosidad-se-transforma-en-el-siglo-XXI-segun-Charles-Taylor_a30175.html.
Cuando se reflexiona sobre las tendencias que las tradiciones religiosas muestran de cara al siglo XXI, no se puede dejar de lado la figura de Charles Taylor, profesor de derecho y filosofía en la Northwestern University Estados Unidos y profesor emérito del departamento de filosofía de la Universidad McGill de Montreal. Taylor está especializado en cuestiones como la secularidad, la espiritualidad, el retorno de Dios, la posmodernidad o los fundamentalismos. El filósofo defiende que numerosas formas de religiosidad han desaparecido o se han desestabilizado, pero otras han sido creadas, debido a que el papel de la religión dentro de las sociedades ha cambiado drásticamente en los últimos siglos. Por Ignacio Sepúlveda del Río.
Sessions, David. "What really Happens when People Lose their Religion?" Patrol: A Review of Religion, Politics, and Culture (04/30, 2013). http://www.patrolmag.com/2013/04/30/david-sessions/what-really-happens-when-people-lose-their-faith/.
———. "Secularism Isn’t Inevitable, but It’s Pervasive." Patrol: A Review of Religion, Politics, and Culture (03/01, 2014). http://www.patrolmag.com/2014/03/01/david-sessions/secularism-is-pervasive-but-not-inevitable/.
Sheppard, Kenneth. "Our Ethical Puzzles." Patrol: A Review of Religion, Politics, and Culture (03/21, 2011). http://www.patrolmag.com/2011/03/21/kenneth-sheppard/our-ethical-puzzles/.
———. "Charles Taylor and the Politics of Secularism." Patrol: A Review of Religion, Politics, and Culture (01/16, 2013). http://www.patrolmag.com/2013/01/16/kenneth-sheppard/charles-taylor-and-the-politics-of-secularism/.
Smith,James K.A. How (Not) to be Secular: Reading Charles Taylor. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014. http://www.eerdmans.com/Products/6761/how-not-to-be-secular.aspx
How (Not) to Be Secular is what Jamie Smith calls "your hitchhiker's guide to the present" — it is both a reading guide to Charles Taylor's monumental work A Secular Age and philosophical guidance on how we might learn to live in our times. Taylor's landmark book A Secular Age (2007) provides a monumental, incisive analysis of what it means to live in the post-Christian present — a pluralist world of competing beliefs and growing unbelief. Jamie Smith's book is a compact field guide to Taylor's insightful study of the secular, making that very significant but daunting work accessible to a wide array of readers. Even more, though, Smith's How (Not) to Be Secular is a practical philosophical guidebook, a kind of how-to manual on how to live in our secular age. It ultimately offers us an adventure in self-understanding and maps out a way to get our bearings in today's secular culture, no matter who "we" are — whether believers or skeptics, devout or doubting, self-assured or puzzled and confused. This is a book for any thinking person to chew on.
———. "How (Not) to Read Charles Taylor: A Reply to Linker, Part I." The Cardus Daily (03/10, 2014). http://www.cardus.ca/blog/2014/03/how-not-to-read-charles-taylor-a-reply-to-linker-part-i.
Smith, Nicholas H. Charles Taylor : Meaning, Morals, and Modernity. Cambridge, UK; Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2002.
Spence, Keith. Charles Taylor : Modernity, Freedom and Community. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2004.
Stern, Robert. "Taylor, Transcendental Arguments, and Hegel on Consciousness." Revista De Filosofia (Mexico) 44, no. 132 (01/01, 2012): 17-38.
In this paper, I consider Charles Taylor's classic article "The Opening Arguments of the 'Phenomenology'", in which Taylor presents an account of the Consciousness chapter of the 'Phenomenology' as a transcendental argument. I set Taylor's discussion in context and present its main themes. I then consider a recent objection to Taylor's approach put forward by Stephen Houlgate: namely, that to see Hegel as using transcendental arguments would be to violate Hegel's requirement that his method in the 'Phenomenology' needs to be presuppositionless. I concede that Houlgate's criticism of Taylor has some force, but argue that nonetheless Taylor can suggest instead that though Hegel is not offering transcendental arguments here, he can plausibly be read as making transcendental claims, so that perhaps Houlgate and Taylor are not so far apart after all, notwithstanding this disagreement.
Suárez Rivero, David. "Argumentos Trascendentales." Revista De Filosofia (Mexico) 44, no. 132 (01/01, 2012): 7-16. In Spanish. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=ip,url,uid,cookie&db=phl&AN=PHL2196933&site=ehost-live.
Taussig, Sylvie, ed. Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 281. In French. http://lectures.revues.org/14084.
- Abel, Olivier. "Laïcité, Sécularité, Urbanité." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 51-72.
- Gauchet, Marcel. "Le Désenchantement Désenchanté." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 73-82.
- Montenot, Jean. "L’Âge Séculier Dans l’œuvre De Charles Taylor." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 17-22.
- Motzkin, Gabriel. "Taylor Et Le Monde Séculier." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 113-130.
- Portier, Philippe. "Charles Taylor Et La Sociologie De La Sécularisation." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 83-112.
- Poulat, Émile. "« Un Océan Et Trois Cents Hivers »." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 23-26.
- Schlegel, Jean-Louis. "Le Sens Du Romantisme." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 131-138.
- Taussig, Sylvie. "Une Introduction à La Lecture De L’Âge Séculier ." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 27-50.
- Taylor, Charles. "Après L’Âge Séculier." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 9-15.
- Wismann, Heinz. "Habermas Et Le Post-Séculier." In Charles Taylor. Religion Et sécularisation, edited by Sylvie Taussig. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014. 139
Trianni, Paolo. "Dall'Idea all'Immanente: Annotazioni Intorno Al Rapporto Tra Concettualizzazione Filosofica e Immaginario Storico." Gregorianum 94, no. 1 (01/01, 2013): 153-160. In Italian.
Vanheeswijck, Guido. "The Concept of Transcendence in Charles Taylor's Later Work." Currents of Encounter 42 (2011): 67. http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/essays/78077125/concept-transcendence-charles-taylors-later-work.
An essay is presented on philosopher Charles Taylor's work with reference to the concept of transcendence. The author states that the concept of the incomprehensible God in Western culture and its evolution is depicted in Taylor's work. The author highlights the secularization drawn from the influence of the image of God as the "other." Taylor defines Christianity as the religion of departure from religion.
Vila-Chã, João,J. "La Narrazione Culturale Di Charles Taylor e Alcuni Suoi Effetti." Gregorianum 94, no. 1 (2013): 173-179. In Italian.
Zegers Prado, Beatriz. "La Cuestión Del Bien y La Identidad Narrativa De Charles Taylor." Pensamiento: Revista De Investigación e Información Filosofíca 69, no. 258 (01/01, 2013): 53-70. In Spanish.
Modern life poses unprecedented challenges in dealing with the task of defining a stable identity and achieving self-fulfillment. It is possible sustain that is a legacy of modernity that the person is the main character of her own life and configure it by means of autonomous decisions. It is true that she must decide, although she has to do so from deep convictions if she does not want to be influenced by a culture that -- in Charles Taylor's perspective -- has trivialized the ideal of authenticity and has exalted a freedom that increases individualism. This essay is focused on the actions full of significance and the adherence to true goods that shape the identity and its narrative. The basics are in the anthropology and ethics of the philosopher just mentioned.
- "Secularism and Freedom of Conscience." Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 75, no. 2 (2013): 401-402. In Dutch.
- Beltrami, Fábio. "A Ética Da Autenticidade." Conjectura: Filosofia e Educação 17, no. 1 (2012): 230-233. In Portuguese.
- Murcía González, Andrés. "El Poder De La Religión En La Esfera Pública." Derechos y Libertades, no. 27 (06/01, 2012): 379-389. In Spanish.
- Richmond, Sheldon. "Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays." Marx & Philosophy Review of Books (12/31, 2013). http://marxandphilosophy.org.uk/reviewofbooks/reviews/2014/902.
- Skotnicki, Andrew. "Secularism and Freedom of Conscience
by Jocelyn Maclure and Charles Taylor, Transl. by Jane Marie Todd." Catholic Higher Education Advocate (11/26, 2013). http://cheausa.org/secularism-and-freedom-of-conscience/.
- Craig Calhoun. "Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age has Limits and Problems that make You Think further." [Podcast]. 02/17 2014. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2014/02/17/craig-calhoun-podcast/
- Taylor,Charles and Daniel Turp. "Charles Taylor and Daniel Turp Debate Secularism and Social Values." [Video File]. 3 October 2013.
- DISSERTATIONS AND THESES:
- Blakely, Jason William. "Three Political Philosophers Debate Social Science: Leo Strauss, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Charles Taylor." Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2013.
- Driscoll, Frank Edward,IV. "A Faithful Solidarity: Alternative Assumptions and Procedures for a Democratic Public Reasoning in Crisis." M.A., California State University, Fullerton, 2013.
- Schleeter, Michael Thomas. "Sentiment without System: An Hegelian Reconsideration of the Communitarian Critique of Liberalism." Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2011.
- Varghese, Joshy P. "The Metaphysics of Diversity and Authenticity: A Comparative Reading of Taylor and Gandhi on Holistic Identity." Ph.D., Boston College, 2013.
- Yi, Zane G. "The Possibility of God: An Examination and Evaluation of Charles Taylor's Transcendental Critique of Closed Worlds." Ph.D., Fordham University, 2013.
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- PRIMARY BIBLIOGRAPHY:
- "Retrieving Realism." In Mind, Reason, and being-in-the-World : The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate, edited by Joseph K. Schear. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2013. 61-90.
- "Dostoevsky and the Contemporary World." Lonergan Review: A Multidisciplinary Journal 4 (1996).
- "Interculturalism Or Multiculturalism?" Reset Dialogues on Civilizations (24 June, 2013). http://www.resetdoc.org/story/00000022267.
- La Scommessa Del Laico [Italian translation of Laïcité et liberté de conscience]. Translated by Federica Giardini. Roma: Laterza, 2013.
- A Ética Da Autenticidade [Portuguese translation of The Ethics of Authenticity] . Translated by Talyta Carvalho. Realizações Editora, 2011.
- "Some Conditions of a Viable Democracy." In Democracia Republicana / Republican Democracy, edited by Renato Cristi and J. Ricardo Tranjan. Santiago, Chile: LOM Ediciones, 2012. [Translation of "Algunas Condiciones Para Una Democracìa Viable." In Democracìa y Participaciòn, edited by R. Alvagay and Carlos Ruiz. Santiago: Ediciones Melquiades, 1988.]
- SECONDARY BIBLIOGRAPHY:
- Asiedu, F. B. A. "Theology in a Subjunctive Mood: Reflections on Charles Taylor's A Secular Age." Scottish Journal of Theology 66, no. 2 (May, 2013): 230-240.
Charles taylor's A secular age is by any account a monumental work. it has spawned a cottage industry of comment which should not abate for a long time to come. while social theorists have engaged taylor's arguments from the very moment the book appeared, theologians seem to have been slower to comment. recently, however, two important theological assessments have appeared in the journal of religion and modern theology.
- Blakely, Jason. "Returning to the Interpretive Turn: Charles Taylor and His Critics." Review of Politics 75, no. 3 (June 2013): 383-406.
In skirmishes over the interpretive turn, the work of charles taylor is frequently cited as representing the state of the art. yet a systematic assessment of taylor's interpretivism in light of the most salient criticisms made against it has not been conducted. this paper argues that taylor's interpretivism withstands the strongest criticisms made of it so far, and therefore is an essential resource for revitalizing the interpretive turn. although it is widely acknowledged in the secondary literature that taylor's interpretivism rests on ontological claims about human agency, this paper presents a novel justification for this thesis as derived from a heideggerian phenomenology of moods. it also presents two novel ways in which a defense of taylor's interpretivism helps to bridge the gap between empirical social science research and normative political and ideological critique. in the latter discussion, it draws on taylor's most recently published work.
- Calandín, Javier Gracia. "Identidades Complejas y Dinámicas. Redescubriendo El Potencial Hermenéutico De La Filosofía Política De Charles Taylor." Revista Española De Ciencia Política, no. 28 (03, 2012): 11-30. In Spanish. http://recp.es/index.php/recp/article/view/1/pdf.
This article focuses on the political philosophy of canadian philosopher charles taylor, with a particular emphasis on the concept of identity. the author examines the relationship between modernity and both individual and collective identity. he also provides responses to critiques of taylor's political views of communitarianism from a procedural liberalist point of view. taylor's thoughts on philosophical hermeneutics, especially those related to human understanding and recognition, are also explored.
- Carnevale, Franco A. "Charles Taylor, Hermeneutics and Social Imaginaries: A Framework for Ethics Research." Nursing Philosophy 14, no. 2 (2013): 86-95.
Hermeneutics, also referred to as interpretive phenomenology, has led to important contributions to nursing research. the philosophy of Charles Taylor has been a major source in the development of contemporary hermeneutics, through his ontological and epistemological articulations of the human sciences. the aim of this paper is to demonstrate that taylor's ideas can further enrich hermeneutic inquiry in nursing research, particularly for investigations of ethical concerns. the paper begins with an outline of taylor's hermeneutical framework, followed by a review of his key ideas relevant for ethics research. the paper ends with a discussion of my empirical research with critically ill children in canada and france in relation to taylor's ideas, chiefly social imaginaries. I argue that taylor's hermeneutics provides a substantive moral framework as well as a methodology for examining ethical concerns.
- Cristi, Renato and J. Ricardo Tranjan. "Charles Taylor and Republican Democracy." In Democracia Republicana/Republican Democracy, edited by Renato Cristi and J. Ricardo Tranjan. Santiago, Chile: LOM Ediciones, 2012. http://www.wlupress.wlu.ca/Catalog/taylor-charles.shtml.
- Dyrness, William. "Subjectivity,
the Person, and Modern Art Subjectivity, the Person, and Modern Art :
Theological Reflections on Jacques Maritain and Charles Taylor." Cross Currents 63, no. 1 (March 2013): 92-105.
The article discusses the way in which christian theology can inform an understanding of the personal nature of art through an examination of the thought of philosophers Charles Taylor and Jacques Maritain pertaining to personhood and the connection between art and religion. the author explains how these figures view the importance of subjectivity to modern art in particular, and notes Maritain's notion that God is involved in the creative process due to the christological foundations of subjectivity.
- Edyvane, Derek. "The Varieties of Cultural Perception: Multiculturalism After Recognition." European Legacy 16, no. 6 (10, 2011): 735-750.
Doubts about the enterprise of cultural recognition have helped to fuel a backlash against the politics of multiculturalism in europe during the last decade. such doubts are well-founded. Charles Taylor's seminal discussion of the politics of recognition neglects serious difficulties that arise for the activity of recognition when the objective and subjective dimensions of cultural identity diverge. narratives of cultural “passing” help to highlight these difficulties and demonstrate that recognition can sometimes contribute to identity-based oppression. however, this conclusion does not commit us to a politics of cultural indifference or assimilation: The rejection of recognition does not entail the rejection of perception in general. iris murdoch's notion of “attention” provides a corrective to our understanding of recognition and thereby supplies a potentially superior ethical and perceptual basis for european multiculturalism in the twenty-first century.
- Fisher-Høyrem, Stefan. "Charles Taylor and Political Religion: Overlapping Concerns and Points of Tension." Religion Compass 7, no. 8 (August 2013): 326-337.
This article introduces some key aspects of the secularization thesis put forward in Charles Taylor's A secular age (2007), with a particular view to how these might illuminate and/or complicate the study of political religion. particularly helpful are taylor's attention to nuance western theological controversies and his emphasis on how ideas and ultimate concerns are not only expressed in obviously ritualistic or 'religious' mass events, but are also embodied on the level of ordinary and habitual collective practices. however, the encounter between taylor's work and the field of political religion also accentuates points of seemingly irresolvable tension. taylor insists that the notions of an 'ordinary' world and autonomous individuals with an innate urge to transcend it-both notions underpinning most studies of political religion-cannot be accepted as a priori but must be historicized and explained. ultimately, the article encourages scholars of political religion to consider the critiques implicit in taylor's thesis in the hope that this might generate new and better ways of studying 'ultimate concerns' and their place in modernity.
- Jagiello, Jaroslaw. "Logos Und Glaube Im „secular Age". Zur Religionsphilosophischen Aktualität Des Ebner'Schen Denkens." Forum Philosophicum: International Journal for Philosophy 16, no. 2 (09, 2011): 17-38. In German.
The chief motivation for undertaking this research comes from my encounter with Charles Taylor's excellent work, "A secular age", in which he not only analyzes the various historical manifestations of secularization in western civilization, but also -- and above all -- tries to identify the newly emerging conditions in which forms of religious belief may develop on the threshold of the new millennium, in the context of what he himself describes as a secular age. my paper chiefly focuses on the fact that the routes leading to, and attempts to bring about, a revival of christian spirituality in the modern world, which taylor describes in his book, were already a concern for many philosophers working at the start of the 20th century. one amongst these, the austrian thinker ferdinand ebner, occupies a special position. known to the philosophical world as one of the originators of dialogical thinking, ebner uncovers the real key to the revitalization and consolidation of christian spirituality in the form of the reality of the spoken word. first and foremost, his philosophy of the word constitutes a spectacular example of the intensive search for meaning in life: Something not always easy for human beings in a secular age to discover and define for themselves. in this paper I also aim to present the basis for ebner's assertion of an inseparable link between the word and religious faith, and to show how this relationship founds a possibility for the renewal of christian spirituality in the modern world.
- Kaplan, Grant. "Widening the Dialectic: Secularity and Christianity in Conversation." In Teaching Theology in the 21st Century: Essays by the Students of Michael J. Buckley S.J., edited by Anna Moreland and Joseph Curran. Crossroad/Herder: C21 Series, 2012.
Notes: Also published in lonergan workshop journal 24 (2010): 131-66.
- Karolis, Alexander C. "Sense in Competing Narratives of Secularization: Charles Taylor and Jean-Luc Nancy." Sophia: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics (April, 2013): 1-22.
In this article, using the recent work by Charles Taylor in A secular age as my point of departure, I will argue that jean-luc nancy enables us to think past the competing binary of atheistic and religious experience and allows us to surpass the present narratives of secularism. In A secular age, taylor himself seeks a middle ground between atheism and religion, arguing that it is possible to open ourselves to the cross-pressures of modern existence that find us caught between scientific atheism and a need for spiritual and religious guidance. here, taylor finds a way of picturing ourselves within a secular age, remaining faithful to scientific rationalism, but still open to religion and a sense of a higher good. however, as I shall demonstrate, in his thesis taylor misrepresents the continental philosophical tradition (particularly nietzsche and post-structuralism) that has itself sought to understand these cross-pressures of existence. taking this misrepresentation, and specifically his reductive and colloquial analysis of nietzsche, camus, and derrida, as my point of departure, I provide an alternative manner of thinking through the work of these writers, one that leads to a detailed analysis of jean-luc nancy and his project the deconstruction of christianity. in this analysis I argue that nancy provides a manner of thinking that remains open and allows an experience of freedom, without seeking to close that sense of openness with explanation, nor maintaining that sense of openness with a conception of the divine.
- Meana, Diego Rosales. "La Identidad Personal y Religiosa En El Espacio Público . Un Comentario Desde La Obra De Charles Taylor." Estudios: Filosofía, Historia, Letras, no. 101 (06, 2012): 165-178. In Spanish.
The objective of this work is to show Charles Taylor's theory of how religious identities are coordinated in the public scene. it would seem that religious expression should remain relegated to a private environment. However, Taylor's multiculturalism allows an inclusive view of the public space. firstly, we will address the different notions of identity and then of religious identity and its rationality. finally, we will approach the need for recognition and how this realization of religious identity should go beyond the tolerance of religious practice. (English)
El objetivo de este trabajo es mostrar cómo se articulan las identidades religiosas en el espacio público según el pensamiento de Charles Taylor. Podría parecer que las expresiones religiosas deben quedar relegadas al ámbito privado. sin embargo, el multiculturalismo de taylor permite comprender el espacio público de manera incluyente. en primer lugar, hablaré de las diferentes nociones de "identidad". En segundo, de la identidad religiosa y de su racionalidad. por último, de la necesidad reconocimiento y de cómo la afirmación de la identidad religiosa debe ser algo más que permitir el culto de los creyentes. (Spanish)
- Morita, Akihiko. "A Neo-Communitarian Approach on Human Rights as a Cosmopolitan Imperative in East Asia." Filosofi a Unisinos 13, no. 3 (Dec, 2012). http://www.unisinos.br/revistas/index.php/filosofia/article/download/fsu.2012.133.01/1227.
- Pereira, Gustavo. "Intersubjectivity and Evaluations of Justice." Thesis Eleven 108, no. 1 (02, 2012): 66-83.
The capability approach assigns a central role to the contexts within which social interactions take place, which make individual liberty achievable. however, an auxiliary concept is necessary to explain the contexts of collective action more accurately. in this paper I shall present Taylor’s concept of irreducibly social goods as a supplement to the capability approach. I shall also introduce the concept of hermeneutics as a strategy suitable for evaluating which capabilities are to be considered valid, as an alternative to aggregative methodologies. this conceptual development at the core of the capability approach demands to be framed by a normative criterion that enables us to distinguish between emancipatory and conservative contexts of social action; for that purpose I make use of the subject idealization that honneth and anderson present.
- Rodrigues, Osvaldino Marra and Elnora Gondim. "Considerações Sobre a Educação: Uma Perspectiva do Self." Acta Scientiarum: Human & Social Sciences 33, no. 2 (07, 2011): 179-186. In Portuguese.
In the theory of Charles Taylor there is an understanding of what is, per se, the self. such a concept related to education can, qualitatively, transform a form of society, is what we aim to demonstrate. believing in it, criticized both cartesians' theses on of dennett as those of physicalism in favor of the conception of self taylorian. (English)
Na teoria de Charles Taylor há a compreensão do que é, propriamente, o self. tal conceito relacionado com a educação pode, qualitativamente, transformar uma forma de sociedade, é o que nós pretendemos demonstrar. Acreditando nisso, criticamos tanto as teses dos cartesianos, quanto às de dennett quanto às do fisicalismo em favor da concepção de self tayloriana. (Portuguese)
- Sicari, Stephen. "Modernist Theologies." Cross Currents 62, no. 4 (12, 2012): 396-423.
An essay is presented that discusses theological implications of high modernist poetry in light of the thought of philosopher Charles Taylor regarding secularization in society. topics include the views of writer james joyce regarding roman catholicism, the poem "choruses from the rock," by T. S. eliot, and the book "the joy of secularism," edited by george levine.
- Springs, Jason A. "On Giving Religious Intolerance its due: Prospects for Transforming Conflict in a Post-Secular Society." Journal of Religion 92, no. 1 (01, 2012): 1-30.
An essay is presented re-examining the concept of religious intolerance within public discourse and political debate in 21st-century society. the author reviews the work of religious and political philosophers Charles Taylor and chantal mouffe, focusing on their views of ideological conflict resolution within the public sphere, agnostic pluralism, and post-secularism.
- Temelini, Michael. "Dialogical Approaches to Struggles Over Recognition and Distribution." Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (04/15, 2013): 1-25. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/bMBkSz6mVkBGHz3AMgnq/full#.UhPPEmR4ZA4
- Torrens, James. "AT LARGE in a Secular Age." Human Development 32, no. 4 (Winter2011, 2011): 40-41.
The article offers the insights of moral philosopher Charles Taylor on the give and take between belief and unbelief jostle. taylor states that the call in following jesus christ and incorporating his church is a strong and loud pull of belief in him. he also discusses transgression in self-fulfillment, life dissatisfaction, and the role of expressive individualism on religious quest.
- West, Cornel. "Hegel, Hermeneutics, Politics: A Reply to Charles Taylor." Cordozo Law Review 10, no. . (1989). http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/download/fedora_content/download/ac:157430/CONTENT/Hegel__Hermeneutics__Politics.pdf.
The increasing interest in hegel among legal scholars can be attributed to three recent developments. first, there is a slow but sure historicist turn in legal studies that is unsettling legal formalists and positivists. this turn—initiated by legal realists decades ago and deepened by the critical legal studies movement in our own time—radically calls into question objectivist claims about procedure, due process, and the liberal view of law. second, there are a growing number of serious reexaminations of the basic assumptions and fundamental presuppositions of dominant forms of liberalism not only among critics but also by many prominent liberal thinkers themselves. these reexaminations take the form of immanent critiques of liberalism as well as creative revisions of liberalism. third, a new emerging subject matter has seized the imagination of some legal theorists: The complex cultures of liberal societies (including the subcultures of the liberal legal academy). for the first time in american legal studies, the crucial roles of race and especially gender are receiving wide attention as legitimate spheres of legal inquiry into what constitutes the ways of life that circumscribe the operations of power in the legal systems of liberal societies.
- Wijnalda-Spoelman, Gerharda Berendina. Een Praktisch-Theologische Doordenking Van Charles Taylor 'A Secular Age'. Charles : Een Magazine Door Master 3. Kampen: Theologische Universiteit Kampen, Vakgroep Praktische Theologie, 2012. In Dutch.
- Crespo, Alberto. "El Poder De La Religión En La Esfera Pública." Persona y Derecho, no. 64 (07, 2011): 249-253. In Spanish.
- Höjelid, Stefan. "The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere. by Judith Butler, Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor, and Cornel West." European Legacy 18, no. 2 (04, 2013): 233-234.
- Kavka, Martin. "Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays." Church History 81, no. 3 (09, 2012): 747-748. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8654384.
- Kinsey, John. "Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays - by Charles Taylor." Philosophical Investigations 36, no. 3 (07, 2013): 269-275.
- Kramer, Michael P. "The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere." Common Knowledge 19, no. 1 (Winter 2013): 148-148.
- Losonczi, Péter. "The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere." Political Theology 13, no. 6 (12, 2012): 775-778.
- Martin, J. P. "Religion and International Relations Theory/The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere/Religion and the Global Politics of Human Rights…." Human Rights Quarterly 34, no. 3 (08, 2012): 896-901.
- O'Brien, Dennis. "Faith Enters the Public Square." [Review of Secuarlism and Freedom of Conscience] America 206, no. 10 (03/26, 2012): 24-28.
- Schweiker, William. "Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays." Ethics & International Affairs (Cambridge University Press) 26, no. 1 (03, 2012): 155-157.
- Simonian, Kristina. "Book Review: Ian Fraser, Dialectics of the Self: Transcending Charles Taylor." Sociology 47 (02; 2013/8, 2013): 205-207.
- Vanheeswijck, Guido. "Dilemmas and Donnections: Selected essays, by Charles Taylor." Heythrop Journal 54, no. 3 (05, 2013): 435-439.
- Van Die, Marguerite. "Secularism and Freedom of Conscience." Journal of Church & State 54, no. 4 (12, 2012): 648-650.
- "Secularism and Freedom of Conscience." American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly: Journal of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 86, no. 2 (Spring 2012): 387-390.
- "Solidarity and Diversity in a Secular Age: Managing Belief and Unbelief in the Public Square." University of Winnipeg, October 2011. [Video]
- "Two Conceptions of Language: Hobbes versus Herder." The Annual Rajni Kothari Lecture, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies. 5 May 2011.[Video]
- "Charles Taylor sur la laïcité au Québec." En entrevue avec La Chemise, le philosophe et co-président de la commission Bouchard-Taylor expose sa vision de la laïcité au Québec. [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4]
- 24th Annual Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy biographical video.
- "Entretien avec Charles Taylor, philosophe." Fondation Seminaire, March 15 2013. [Part 1] [Part 2]
- Krüger, Hans-Peter and Charles Taylor. "Glaube Und Vernunft. Ironie in Derconditio Humana?" Deutsche Zeitschrift Für Philosophie 60, no. 5 (2012): 763-784. In German. http://www.oldenbourg-link.com/doi/abs/10.1524/dzph.2012.0056.
Charles taylor explains a broader understanding of faith as well as of reason in his philosophical anthropology. in leading one’s own life, faith contains more than having certain beliefs, and reason grasps more than having scientific methods. taylor answers questions regarding the relation of his great narrative to the approaches of M. heidegger, M. merleau-ponty, M. foucault, K. jaspers, and S. eisenstadt (axial cultures and multiple modernities). insofar as the secularization of christianity involves ironic reversals, all main directions in western modernity (forms of religion, secular humanism, and anti-humanism) are faced with dilemmas. instead of looking for scapegoats in the others, all directions are called upon to cooperate. the open questionability of the human condition has no last answer.
- DISSERTATIONS AND THESES:
- Cincunegui, Juan Manuel. "Charles Taylor y La Identidad Moderna." PhD, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain, 2010.
- McPherson, David. "Re-Enchanting the World: An Examination of Ethics, Religion, and their Relationship in the Work of Charles Taylor." Ph.D., Marquette University, 2013.
Updated 18 February 2013
As of 2013, Ruth Abbey has handed over primariy responsibilties for updating and maintaining the bibliography to Dr. Bradley Thames (University of St. Thomas), who has been assisting her with it since 2008. Dr. Abbey will continue to provide hosting space and remain in an advisory role, but please send all future comments, corrections, updates, and other issues regarding the website to him.
We'd especially be interested in cleaning house a bit, partly by removing entiries that have no or minimal engagement with Taylor's thought. We also would like to add links and abstracts where available. If you have anything to pass along in this regard, we'd appreciate it.
We have recently updated the secondary bibliography by making it possible to sort entries by date as well as alphabetically. Also, we have added a page that brings together all of the essay collections (books and journal issues) dedicated to CT's thought. Hopefully each of these will enhance the functionality of the site.
Professor Charles Taylor honoured at Encaenia. Updated 15 January 2013
- PRIMARY BIBLIOGRAPHY:
- Taylor, Charles. "The Church Speaks - to Whom?" In Church and People: Disjunctions in a Secular Age, edited by Taylor, Charles, José Casanova, George F. McLean and Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 17-24. Washington, D.C.: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2012.
- ———. Democracia Repblicana / Republican Democracy, edited by Cristi, Renato, J. Ricardo Tranjan and Rafael Hernández. Santiago, Chile: LOM Ediciones, 1986, 2012.
- ———. "Algunas condiciones para una democracia viable."
- ———. "From the Standpoint of the Politique." Pro Ecclesia 20, no. 4 (09/01, 2011): 348-352.
- ———. "Identity and Democracy." Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 59, (07/01, 2010): 11-23.
- ———. "Interculturalism Or Multiculturalism?" Philosophy & Social Criticism 38, no. 4 (1 May 2012): 413-423.
- ———. "Overcoming Modern Epistemology." In Faithful Reading: New Essays in Theology in Honour of Fergus Kerr, OP. London: T & T Clark, 2012.
- ———. "Perils of Moralism." In Theology and Public Philosophy: Four Conversations, edited by Grasso, Kenneth L. and Cecilia Rodriguez Castillo, 1-20. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2012.
- ———. "The Polysemy of the Secular." Social Research 76, no. 4 (Winter2009, 2009): 1143-1166.
- ———. "Reason, Faith, and Meaning." In Faith, Rationality, and the Passions, edited by Coakley, Sarah, 13-27. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
- ———. "Western Secularity." In Rethinking Secularism, edited by Calhoun, Craig J., Mark Juergensmeyer and Jonathan VanAntwerpen , 31-53. Oxford: Oxford Univ Pr, 2011.
- ———.Etyka Autentyczności [The Ethics of Authenticity]. Translated by Pawelec, Andrzej. Kraków; Warszawa: "Znak" ; Fundacja im. Stefana Batorego, 1996, 2002.
- ———.Nowoczesne Imaginaria Społeczne [Modern Social Imaginaries]. Translated by Puchejda, Adam and Karolina Szymaniak. Kraków: Wydawnictwo "Znak", 2010.
- ———.Oblicza Religii Dzisiaj [The Varieties of Religion Today]. Translated by Lipszyc, Adam and Łukasz Tischner. Kraków: Znak, 2002.
- ———.Źródła Podmiotowości : Narodziny Tożsamości Nowoczesnej [Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity]. Translated by Gruszczyński, Marcin, O. Latek, Adam Lipszyc, A. Michalak, A. Rostkowska, M. Rychter and Ł. Sommer, edited by Gadacz, Tadeusz, Agata Bielik-Robson. Warszawa: Wydaw. Naukowe PWN, 2001.
- SECONDARY BIBLIOGRAPHY:
- "Koniec Religii Czy Różne Ścieżki Wiary? : Debata z Charlesem Taylorem." Miesięcznik "Znak" 665 (October, 2010)In: Polish. http://www.miesiecznik.znak.com.pl/Tekst/pokaz/4200
- "Tożsamość Ponowoczesna." In Kim Jestem? Kim Jesteśmy? : Antropologiczne i Socjologiczne Konteksty Współczesnej Tożsamości : Praca Zbiorowa. Edited by Dorota Czakon, Mirosław Boruta, Renata Hołda and Ryszard Kantor. Kraków: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego, 2012. In Polish.
- Witold, M. "Utrata Zestrojenia: Charles Taylor o Religii w Warunkach Nowoczesno?ci." In VIII Polski Zjazd Filozoficzny Warszawa 15-20 Wrze?nia 2008 Roku) : Ksi?ga Streszcze?, edited by Polski Zjazd Filozoficzny, Anna Bro?ek and Jacek Juliusz Jadacki. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Semper, 2008.
- Arndt, Martin. "Ein Säkulares Zeitalter." Zeitschrift Für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 63, no. 4 (01/01, 2011): 403-405.
- Barre, Elizabeth A. "Muslim Imaginaries and Imaginary Muslims: Placing Islam in Conversation with A Secular Age." Journal of Religious Ethics 40, no. 1 (03/01, 2012): 138-148.
- Bawulski, Shawn. "Deane Peter-Baker, Tayloring Reformed Epistemology: Charles Taylor, Alvin Plantinga and the De Jure Challenge to Christian Belief (London: SCM-Canterbury Press, 2007), Pp. Xii + 228. £60.00 (Hbk)." SJT Scottish Journal of Theology 65, no. 03 (2012): 351-353.
- Bubandt, Nils and Martijn van Beek . Varieties of Secularism in Asia : Anthropological Explorations of Religion, Politics and the Spiritual. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2012.
- Castro, Sixto J. "El Poder De La Religión En La Esfera Pública." Estudios Filosoficos 60, no. 175 (09/01, 2011): 610-611.
- Cook, S. D. and Hendrik Wagenaar. "Navigating the Eternally Unfolding Present: Toward an Epistemology of Practice." American Review of Public Administration 42, no. 1 (2012): 3-38.
- Cooper, Barry. "AN INVENTED TRADITION Robert Meynell: Canadian Idealism and the Philosophy of Freedom: C. B. Macpherson, George Grant, and Charles Taylor. (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011. Pp. Xv, 303.)." Rev Pol the Review of Politics 74, no. 03 (2012): 535-538.
- Dallmayr, Fred. "Nomolatry and Fidelity." In Theology and Public Philosophy: Four Conversations, edited by Grasso, Kenneth L. and Cecilia Rodriguez Castillo, 31-38. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2012.
- de Pontes,Nicole Louise Macedo Teles. "Classes Sociais, Identidade e Reconhecimento: Críticas Bourdieusianas a Charles Taylor." Mediações - Revista De Ciências Sociais 16, no. 2 (2011).
- Engel, P. "CHARLES TAYLOR L'AGE SECULIER." QUINZAINE LITTERAIRE no. 1065 (2012): 20.
- Fritzman J.M. and Parvizian K. "The Extended Mind Rehabilitates the Metaphysical Hegel." Metaphilosophy 43, no. 5 (2012): 636-658.
- Froese, Vic. "Charles Taylor's A Secular Age." Direction 40, no. 1 (03/01, 2011): 90-100.
- Garbowskiego, Christophera, Jana Hudzika, and Jana Kłosa. Charlesa Taylora Wizja Nowoczesności : Rekonstrukcje i Interpretacje [Charles Taylor's Vision of Modernity. Reconstructions and Interpretations]. Warszawa: Oficyna Wydawnicza Łośgraf, 2012.
- Glass, Zdzislaw, "Charles Taylor o Dziedzictwie Oświecenia." In Racjonalność w Przestrzeni Publicznej. Edited by Aleksander Bobko and Stanisław Gałkowski. Rzeszów: Wydawn. Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego, 2009. In Polish.
- Goldstein, Jürgen. Perspektiven Des Politischen Denkens : Sechs Portraits. Hannah Arendt, Dolf Sternberger, John Rawls, Jürgen Habermas, Alasdair MacIntyre, Charles Taylor. Weilerswist: Velbrück, 2012.
- Grasso, Kenneth L. "Ockham's Children: Nomolatry, Nominalism, and Contemporary Moral Culture." In Theology and Public Philosophy: Four Conversations, edited by Grasso, Kenneth L. and Cecilia Rodriguez Castillo, 21-20. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2012.
- Hendrickson, Daniel Scott. "The Jesuit Imaginary: Higher Education in a Secular Age." Ph.D., Columbia University, 2012.
- Hilde, Thomas Christian. "Community, Individual, and World in the Later Works of Josiah Royce and Charles Taylor." Master's, Texas A&M University, 1994.
- Hirvonen, Onni. "Taylor and the Problem of Recognizing Cultural Groups." Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory 13, no. 1 (2012): 109-124.
- Iversen, Hans. "Sekulariseringen Som Vilkår for Kirkens Arbejde." Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift 73, no. 1 (01/01, 2010): 1-24.
- Jagiełło, Jarosław. "Świat i Wiara w Godzinie Przełomu." Wydawnictwo Znak : Wydział Filozoficzny Uniwersytetu Papieskiego Jana Pawła II, 2011.
- Kaczmarek, Agnieszka. Nowoczesna Autentyczność : Charles Taylor Wobec Dylematów Współczesności. Poznań: Wydawnictwo Poznańskie, 2011.
- Kavka, Martin. "What is Immanent in Judaism? Transcending A Secular Age." Journal of Religious Ethics 40, no. 1 (03/01, 2012): 123-137.
- Kirk, J. A. ""A Secular Age" in a Mission Perspective: A Review Article." Transformation 28, no. 3 (07/01, 2011): 172-181.
- Krom, Michael P. "Secularism and Freedom of Conscience." American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86, no. 2 (03/01, 2012): 387-390.
- Laplante, Laurent. "L’âge Séculier De Charles Taylor." Nuit Blanche, Le Magazine Du Livre 126, (2012): 48-49.
- Latré, Stijn. "From the Field to the Forest: A Book Review Essay on Charles Taylor's Dilemmas and Connections." Bijdragen 72, no. 4 (01/01, 2011): 456-465.
- ———. "Review of Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays." Bijdragen, Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie En Theologie 72, no. 4 (01/01, 2011): 456-465.
- Lin C.-P. "Charles Taylor's Concept of the "the Immanent Frame" and its Implications for Education." Contemporary Educational Research Quarterly 20, no. 3 (2012): 89-127.
- Lincoln, A. T. "Spirituality in a Secular Age : From Charles Taylor to Study of the Bible and Spirituality." Acta Theologica : The Spirit that Inspires Perspectives on Biblical Spirituality : Supplementum 15 (2011): 61-80.
- Linscott, Andrew. "The Presumption and Insight of New Atheism." Theology and Science 10, no. 1 (2012): 39-53.
- Long, D. S. "How to Read Charles Taylor: The Theological Significance of A Secular Age." Pro Ecclesia 18, no. 1 (12/01, 2009): 93-107.
- McPherson, David. "To what Extent must we Go Beyond Neo-Aristotelian Ethical Naturalism?" American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86, no. 4 (2012): 627-654.
- Morita, Akihiko. "A Difference in the Conceptions of the Self as the Subject of Human Rights between the West and Japan: Can Confucian Self be Strong enough to Exercise Positive Liberty in Authoritarian Society." In Human Rights, Language, and Law, edited by Bustamante, Thomas and Oche Onazi, 23-34: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012.http://researchmap.jp/?action=cv_download_main&upload_id=33150.
- Moureau, Loïc and Johan de Tavernier. "The Politics of Authenticity: Charles Taylor's Authentic Self Revisited." Bijdragen 72, no. 4 (01/01, 2011): 432-455.
- Ngosso, Thierry. "Laïcité Et Liberté De Conscience." Revue Philosophique De Louvain 109, no. 4 (11, 2011): 803-806.
- Nosek M. "Nonviolent Communication: A Dialogical Retrieval of the Ethic of Authenticity." Nursing Ethics 19, no. 6 (2012): 829-37.
- Nowak, Witold M. "Utrata Zestrojenia: Charles Taylor o Religii w Warunkach Nowoczesności." In VIII Polski Zjazd Filozoficzny, księga Streszczeń: Warszawa, 15-20 września 2008 Roku. Edited by Polski Zjazd Filozoficzny, Anna Brożek and Jacek Juliusz Jadacki. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Semper, 2008. In Polish.
- ———. Spór o Nowoczesność w Poglądach Charlesa Taylora i Alasdaira MacIntyre'a : Analiza Krytyczna. Rzeszów: Wydawn. Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego, 2008.
- O'Brien, Dennis. "Review of Dilemmas and Connections : Selected Essays." America 204, no. 17 (05/23, 2011): 24-26.
- ———. "Secularism and Freedom of Conscience." America 206, no. 10 (03/26, 2012): 24.
- Petoukhov, K. S. "Locating a Theoretical Framework for the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Charles Taylor Or Nancy Fraser?" The International Indigenous Policy Journal 3, no. 2 (2012).
- Polke, Christian. "Ein Säkulares Zeitalter." Theologische Literaturzeitung 135, no. 5 (05/01, 2010): 536-538.
- Ramis Barceló, Rafael. "Review of Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays." Estudios Filosoficos 60, no. 175 (09/01, 2011): 592-593.
- Rodríguez García, Sonia Ester. "Laicidad y Libertad De Conciencia." Laguna: Revista De Filosofia 29, (01/01, 2011): 171-173.
- ———. "El Poder De La Religión En La Esfera Pública." Endoxa: Series Filosoficas 28, (01/01, 2011): 351-357.
- Roiz, Javier. "Review of A Secular Age." Foro Interno: Anuario De Teoría Política 9, (12/01, 2009): 242-245.
- Root, Andrew. "Review of A Secular Age." Word & World 30, no. 1 (12/01, 2010): 111-113.
- Rosa, Hartmut and Thomas Kern. "Poröses Und Abgepuffertes Selbst: Charles Taylors Religionsgeschichte Als Soziologie Der Weltbeziehung. Der Weg Ins Säkulare Zeitalter. 2 Symposiumsbeiträge Zu Charles Taylor, Ein Säkulares Zeitalter, Frankfurt/M. Suhrkamp, 2009." Soziologische Revue Soziologische Revue 35, no. 1 (2012): 3-18.
- Rossi, Philip J. "Review of Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays." Theological Studies 73, no. 1 (03/01, 2012): 244-245.
- Sampson, Mark. "Faith in Modernity: Reflections from Charles Taylor's A Secular Age." Crux 46, no. 1 (03/01, 2010): 28-39.
- Schweiker, William. "Moralism and its Traps." In Theology and Public Philosophy: Four Conversations, edited by Grasso, Kenneth L. and Cecilia Rodriguez Castillo, 39-48. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2012.
- Sedgwick, Timothy F. "Review of A Secular Age." Anglican Theological Review 93, no. 3 (06/01, 2011): 510-318.
- Seguró, Miquel. "El Poder De La Religión En La Esfera Pública." Pensamiento: Revista De Investigación e Información Filosofíca 68, no. 255 (01/01, 2012): 175-178.
- Smith A.F. "Secularity and Biblical Literalism: Confronting the Case for Epistemological Diversity." International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 71, no. 3 (2012): 205-219.
- Svetelj, Tone. "Rereading Modernity---Charles Taylor on its Genesis and Prospects." Ph.D., Boston College, 2012.
- Tierney, Thomas F. "Punctual Selves, Punctual Death and the Health-Conscious Cogito: Descartes' Dead Bodies." Economy and Society 41, no. 2 (2012): 258-281.
- Valadier, Paul. "L'Âge Séculier." Archives De Philosophie 74, no. 3 (07/01, 2011): 529-530.
- Vidanec, Dafne. "Aristotelova Ideja Nepokretnog Pokreta?a: Komparativno-Refleksivni Pristup Problemu." Metodi?ki Ogledi 18, no. 2 (2012).
- Charles Taylor at 80: An International Conference. [Audio] [Video] [Video LInk 2]
- Johnston, Emily. "Charles Taylor: Two Minute Thinker." [Video]
- Taylor, Charles. "Reimagining, Restoring and Reclaiming Democracy." Jack Layton Lecture, Ryerson Theatre Toronto, September 20, 2012.
- ———. "Is democracy in danger?" Alex Fountain Memorial Lecture, University of King's College, 6 November 2012.
- ———. "Is Democraciy Alive?" The University of Kings College Halifax, November 10, 2012.
- ———. "Templeton Prize Laureate Charles Taylor reflects upon his 1998-99 and 2009 Gifford Lectures." [Video]
- ———. "Reflection". Gifford Lectures Revisited: Reflections of Seven Templeton Laureates.
- Kohls, Ryan and Charles Taylor. "INTERVIEW: Charles Taylor on Layton, democracy and philosophy." Ryersonian, 9/26/2012.
- McPherson, David and Charles Taylor. "Re-Enchanting the World: An Interview with Charles Taylor." Philosophy & Theology 24, no. 2 (07, 2012): 275-294.
- "The McGill Daily Talks to Charles Taylor." The McGill Daily, November 24, 2012.
- Soletskyy, Andriy and Charles Taylor. "Charles Taylor: 'There is no single religion or ideology which covers everybody'" Religious Information Service of Ukraine, July 9, 2012.
- GENERAL RESOURCES:
- "NARRATIONS: A Secular Age – Charles Taylor". [Dedicated page on A Secular Age with conceptual map, forum, and links],