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Meaning and Porous Being

Smith, Karl E (2009) Meaning and Porous Being. Thesis Eleven: critical theory and historical sociology, 99 (1). pp. 7-26. ISSN 0725-5136

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Abstract

Charles Taylor has created a vast body of work over 50 years of writing, exploring Western conceptions of human being. Reclaiming our sense of ourselves as porous subjects permeated by the world around us as well as disengaging and reflecting on our lives, Smith believes, will let us make sense or ourselves and reinterpret the human condition.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23001, porous subjectivity, buffered self, disenchantment, modern self, Charles Taylor
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2012 02:31
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 02:31
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/8870
DOI: 10.1177/0725513609345372
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