2012 Albaugh Lecture

The 2012 Roy B. Albaugh Lecture

Charles Taylor

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

The eminent philosopher Charles Taylor will be giving the 2012 Phi Beta Kappa Albaugh Lecture on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., in the Meditation Room in Armstrong Browning Library. Charles Taylor, a professor of philosophy at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, has made notable contributions to the fields of political philosophy, the philosophy of social science, and the history of philosophy. A recipient of the prestigious Kyoto Prize and Templeton Prize, Taylor is the author of numerous articles and books, including: The Explanation of Behavior (1964), Sources of the Self: The Making of Modern Identity (1989), The Ethics of Authenticity (1992), Multiculturalism (1994), A Secular Age (2007), Dilemmas and Connections (2011), and the forthcoming Retrieving Realism, with Hubert Dreyfus. Taylor enjoys widespread esteem among fellow philosophers and has been called the greatest philosopher alive today.

Sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa of Baylor University. Free and Open to the Public. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Foley at

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