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Mark C. Taylor

Full Name: Mark C. Taylor
Number of Works: 37
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ISBN: 0226791424, 9780226791425
Keywords: theology, postmodern, erring
Pages: 234
Published: 1984
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0226791599, 9780226791593
Keywords: series, postmodernism, religion, hiding
Pages: 360
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%

The age of information, media, and virtuality is transforming every aspect of human experience. Questions that have long haunted the philosophical imagination are becoming urgent practical concerns: Where does the natural end and the artificial begin? Is there a difference between the material and the immaterial? In his new work, Mark C. Taylor extends his ongoing investigation of postmodern worlds by critically examining a wide range of contemporary cultural practices.Nothing defines postmodernism so well as its refusal of depth, its emphasis on appearance and spectacle, its tendency to c
ISBN: 0307593290, 9780307593290
Keywords: colleges, universities, reforming, plan, campus, bold, crisis
Pages: 256
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 60%

A provocative look at the troubled present state of American higher education and a passionately argued and learned manifesto for its future.In Crisis on Campus, Mark C. Taylor—chair of the Department of Religion at Columbia University and a former professor at Williams College—expands on and refines the ideas presented in his widely read and hugely controversial 2009 New York Times op-ed. His suggestions for the ivory tower are both thought-provoking and rigorous: End tenure. Restructure departments to encourage greater cooperation among existing disciplines. Emphasize teaching ra
ISBN: 0226791696, 9780226791692
Keywords: series, postmodernism, religion, god
Pages: 416
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

<div><div>With fundamentalists dominating the headlines and scientists arguing about the biological and neurological basis of faith, religion is the topic of the day. But religion, Mark C. Taylor shows, is more complicated than either its defenders or critics think and, indeed, is much more influential than any of us realize. Our world, Taylor maintains, is shaped by religion even when it is least obvious. Faith and value, he insists, are unavoidable and inextricably interrelated for believers and nonbelievers alike.Using scientific theories of dynamical systems and complex adaptiv
ISBN: 0226791629, 9780226791623
Keywords: religion, postmodernism, series, culture, virtual, economies, faith
Pages: 304
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

<DIV>"Religion," Mark C. Taylor maintains, "is most interesting where it is least obvious." From global financial networks to the casinos of Las Vegas, from images flickering on computer terminals to steel sculpture, material culture bears unexpected traces of the divine. In a world where the economies of faith are obscure, yet pervasive, Taylor shows that approaching religion directly is less instructive than thinking about it.Traveling from high culture to pop culture and back again, About Religion approaches cyberspace and Las Vegas through Hegel and Kant and reads
ISBN: 0226791386, 9780226791388
Keywords: altarity
Pages: 406
Published: 1987
  • Rating: 80%