Tim Taylor: Charles Dickens on Seeing the Poor: Charles Dickens wrote what has become one of the iconic stories of Christmas day and Christmas spirit in A Christmas Carol. But of course, the experiences of Ebenezer Scrooge are a story,...
Bryson Scott scored 16 points, Charles Ruise Jr. had 15 shooting 5 for 7, and Xzavier Taylor added 14 points as IPFW dismantled NAIA-member Siena Heights 107-59 on Monday night
Two weeks ago—when the election of Donald Trump was still, to many people, an almost comedic idea—Charles Taylor, the Canadian philosopher, visited the Social Science Research Council, in Brooklyn, to talk about the fate of democracy with some graduate students. Show More Summary
This essay is part of a series, produced by the Berggruen Institute and Zócalo Public Square, on philosopher Charles Taylor, recipient of the 2016 Berggruen Prize. When I announced in 2011 that my senior undergraduate seminar would be devoted to wading through Charles Taylor’s mammoth 900-page tome, “A Secular Age,” I wasn’t sure what to expect. Show More Summary
1. Summary of Charles Taylor. 2. Did China just win? 3. Slowdown in Singapore. 4. Is the House really on the line? 5. Wallonia blocks EU-Canada trade deal. 6. Sky Ladder is a splendid documentary, Netflix. It’s the story of Cai Guo-qiang,...Show More Summary
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. Show More Summary
Joining the fabulous ranks of Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Zendaya, Katy Perry and more, 17-year-old makeup artist and influencer James Charles has been named the latest CoverGirl. Charles, who made headlines last month for his seriously...Show More Summary
The university teacher, we are told, may soon be obsolete. There’s no point lecturing to a large group of students if the same material can be communicated via video. That may be true. But Charles Taylor ? the winner of this year’s Berggruen...Show More Summary
Every once in a while, a philosopher emerges from quiet labors in the vineyards of the text to speak with striking relevance to our turbulent times. Charles Taylor, who this week was awarded the first Berggruen Prize for influentialShow More Summary
Canadian philosopher Charles Margrave Taylor has been named winner of the first Berggruen Prize for Philosophy, the Los Angeles-based Berggruen Institute announced. The award will be given annually to a thinker “whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding and the...
“The Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor has been named the winner of the first Berggruen Prize, which is to be awarded annually for ‘a thinker whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding and the advancement of humanity.'”
The philosopher, Charles Taylor, has won the first Berggruen Prize, which is to be given annually to a “thinker whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding.”
It’s said that we live in a secular age. But what does that mean? Is it simply that people are less religious or is it something more? Philosophy professor Charles Taylor wrote a 900-page tome called A Secular Age in which he arguesShow More Summary
The Ravens jumped to 1-0 on Sunday with a 13-7 victory over the Bills at home and they neutralized Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the process. Taylor scrambled and hit tight end Charles Clay for a 33-yard gain, but he was otherwise quiet on a day that saw him throw for 111 yards overall and…
This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. Liberian environmentalist Silas Siakor knows all too well what can happen to a fragile nation when a dictator hijacks its commodity sector, as warlord Charles Taylor did in the 1990s...Show More Summary
In case you were wondering, Vanguard Group is still soaking up investor assets like mad. Bloomberg’s Taylor Hall and Charles Stein deliver the superlative du jour: the Pennsylvania fund giant’s $148 billion haul in the first half of this year set an all-time record. This year topped Vanguard’s own first-half record of $140 billion, set […]
Links to the best reading in funds investing: Vanguard Group continues to rake in loads of new assets — Taylor Hall and Charles Stein, Bloomberg Bridgewater Associates’ macro-focused Pure Alpha fund is struggling while All Weather risk-parity fund is thriving in 2016 — Rob Copeland, The Wall Street Journal Investors withdrew the most money to […]
On Saturday, 2 July, Adams National Historical Park will host a free performance of Patricia Leonard’s opera My Dearest Friend.These songs will feature soprano Wendy Bryn Harmer as Abigail Adams and baritone Charles Taylor as John Adams. Show More Summary
Online estate agent HouseSimple has raised the stakes in the UK portal market having received a £13m investment from Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone and his business partner Roger Taylor. The post HouseSimple Adds to UK Hot Pot With £13m Cash Injection appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
Modern thinkers — Charles Taylor particularly comes to mind — often write with a sort of melancholy fatalism about how modern man is totally and irremediably cut off from his ancient and medieval roots. They write about how we have won...Show More Summary