Charles Taylor, one of the outstanding philosophers of our age, turned 90 on November 5, 2021. Taylor has been closely associated with the Institute for Human Sciences for more than three decades. His life and work have always been inseparably bound up with one another. He is a scholar, a committed citizen, and a public intellectual. Many researchers owe him an immense debt of gratitude for being the intellectual inspiration behind their own work and, most importantly, for his generosity and charming esprit. Rajeev Bhargava and Hartmut Rosa, two of Taylor’s long time intellectual companions, honored his work and personality.
Tributes by Rajeev Bhargava and Hartmut Rosa
Then in conversation with Charles Taylor
Moderation by Elisabeth von Thadden
Introdcution by IWM Rector Misha Glenny
Music by Andrij Prosorow
In cooperation with Hartmut Rosa and the Max-Weber-Kolleg at the University of Erfurt.