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Charles Taylor’s Ecological Conversations

Politics, Commonalities and the Natural Environment

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About this book

Introduction

The author uses the work of the eminent Canadian philosopher, Charles Taylor, to develop a critique of those political perspectives that are based on instrumental ways to reason about the world, claiming that such perspectives invariably sever the connections between the social and natural worlds.

Keywords

Charles Taylor interpretivism politics environmentalism nature self dialogic reason expressivism philosophy ethics critique Jürgen Habermas knowledge physics reason

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of South AustraliaAustralia

About the authors

Glen Lehman is Associate Professor in the School of Commerce, University of South Australia. He has published over 70 scholarly articles in a range of prestigious journals: Philosophy and Social Criticism, Journal of Business Ethics, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and Journal of Corporate Citizenship. Professor Lehman is a member of the British Political Studies Association as well as the British, American and Australian Accounting Associations.

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