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The Politics of Recognition

General Programming

  • Committee on Global Thought
  • Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion
  • Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
Rows of dozens of chairs under starry night sky

Charles Taylor, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at McGill University and winner of the 2007 Templeton Prize and the 2008 Kyoto Prize, will take part in a workshop with other professors to discuss the topic of "The Politics of Recognition."

In the last of his three Heyman Center lectures this year, philosopher Charles Taylor will speak about his experience on the Bouchard-Taylor Commission - a commission appointed by the Quebec government to investigate, through a series of public hearings, the problems and challenges of recognizing and negotiating religious and cultural differences in the collective life and identity of Quebec.

  • Charles Taylor Professor of Philosophy Emeritus McGill University