Arthur Willemse, PhD, and lecturer in legal philosophy and Chair of the Library Committee at the Faculty of Law, presents us the book A Secular Age by Charles Taylor. This ‘monumental’ book by the Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor discusses the history of secularism. Arthur shares what he learned from the book and explains how he came to read it and succeeded in devouring this 896-page work.This video is especially relevant for those interested in philosophy and those who are active in the field of Law.

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In the series Talking about books, enthusiastic readers and authors promote their favourite book. Watch the video’s in this series and discover books you did not yet know of. Every 6 to 8 weeks, a new video will be uploaded to the UM Library YouTube channel.