Save the date! March 26: Charles Taylor, “Democratic Degeneration: Three Easy Paths to Regression”

We’re pleased to share this upcoming event sponsored by our partner the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

Charles Taylor at a news conference after receiving the Templeton Prize, 2007. AP


Director’s Lecture with Charles Taylor

Monday, March 26
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Regenstein Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637

“Democratic Degeneration: Three Easy Paths to Regression”

Charles Taylor (Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at McGill University) is the author of many influential books, including Sources of the SelfA Secular Age, and, most recently, The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity. Professor Taylor has been honored with numerous awards, including the Templeton Prize (2007), the Kyoto Prize for Thought and Ethics (2008), the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity (2015), and the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture (2016).

This event is free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate should contact the Neubauer Collegium at or 773.795.2329.