Mapping Charles Taylor

  title={Mapping Charles Taylor},
  author={Ulf Bohmann and Gesche Keding and Hartmut Rosa},
  journal={Philosophy \& Social Criticism},
  pages={725 - 733}
The extensive, profound and influential oeuvre of Charles Taylor has inspired generations of thinkers. But how can we explore such a body of work? As we try to show in this Special Issue: by understanding him literally and making use of his notion of moral maps – or, differently put, by ‘mapping’ Charles Taylor. As he is far too modest a person to reveal to us his own moral atlas, we have decided to seize the occasion of his 85th birthday to ask several of his renowned colleagues, students and… 



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