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This Philosopher Has Reimagined Identity and Morality for a Secular Age

One of the world’s most respected philosophers has just won the $1 million Berggruen Prize. Is this news you can use? Yes, as a matter of fact, it is. The prize has been given to Charles Taylor, an exceptional thinker whose work can be of value both personally and in public life. In his native Canada, Taylor was a founder of the New Democratic Party, shaped debates and policy on immigration and ethnic politics, and played an important role in keeping Quebec part of Canada but with special status recognizing its distinctive culture.
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