Quebec Quote

Charles Taylor

“Découvrir ma propre identité ne signifie pas que j’y travaille dans l’isolement, mais que je la négocie à travers le dialogue, en partie ouvert, en partie avec moi-même, avec les autres.”

“Discovering my own identity doesn’t mean that I work it out in isolation, but that I negotiate it through dialogue, partly overt, partly internal, with others.”


220px-Charles_TaylorCharles Taylor (born November 5, 1931, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Canadian philosopher known for his examination of the modern self. He produced a large body of work that is remarkable for its range—both for the number of areas and issues it addresses as well as for the breadth of scholarship it draws upon. His writings have been translated into a host of Western and non-Western languages.


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