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Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism( )
Author: Taylor, Charles
Taylor, Charles
Editor: Gutmann, Amy
Commentaries by: Appiah, Kwame Anthony
Habermas, Jürgen
Rockefeller, Stephen C.
Walzer, Michael
Wolf, Susan
Appiah, Kwame Anthony
Rockefeller, Stephen C. C.
Series title:The University Center for Human Values Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4008-2140-2
Publication Date:Aug 1994
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism. Charles Taylor's initial inquiry, which considers whether the institutions of liberal democratic government make room--or should make room--for recognizing the worth of distinctive cultural traditions, remains the...
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Pages:192
Author Biography
Taylor, Charles (Author)
Jurgen Habermas is a German sociologist who studied at the universities of Gottingen, Zurich, and Bonn. He taught at Frankfurt am Main, Marburg, and Heidelberg before becoming professor of philosophy at the University of Frankfurt. His works, widely translated, have made him one of the most influential social theorists of our time.

Habermas is considered by some to be an intellectual heir to Max Weber and what has been called the Frankfurt School. His work has centered mainly on the role of communication and technology in changing patterns of social relations, human activity, and values. An outspoken advocate of the Enlightenment and a champion of reason, he has also cautioned that the technical rationality associated with modern capitalism often functions as ideology and may stand in the way of human progress.

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