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The Loss of Meaning: The Price We Pay for Modernity and Rationality (Excerpt from “A Secular Age” by Charles Taylor)

September 13, 2010 by


The Malaise of Modernity by Charles Taylor The following excerpt is from the eighth chapter of “A Secular Age” by Charles Taylor. In this work, Taylor describes the transformations in religion that came with the rise of modernity. Rather then eliminating religion, modernity removed its role from the universal to the particular; in other words, […]