The Ethics of Authenticity

Reading guides

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Notes

Taylor 1-10 (one file)

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Resources

tEA

Video lecture - Chapter 1

NYT video on the troubles of democracy

Nietzsche's Last Men (From Also Spoke Zarathusra) - The last men are described about 3/4 of the down the page.

Video lecture - Chapter 2

Contemporary review of Bloom's closing of the American Mind from NYT

Video lecture - Chapter 3

SEP Entry on Herder

The SEP entry relating self determining freedom to totalitarianism (Scroll down to the section titled "The Paradox of Positive Liberty")

Video lecture - Chapter 4

Video Lecture - Chapter 5

Video Lecture - Chapter 7

Video lecture - 8

Art referneces from chapter 8: Madonna and Child (Botticelli), Oath of the Horatii (David), Eligies (Rilke), Windsor Forest (Pope), The Prelude (Wordsworth), The Rhine and Homecomming (Holderlin), Caspar David Friedrich, Tintern Abbey (Wordsworth), The Panther (Rilke)

Tupac Shakur - Me against the World

Video Lecture - Taylor 9

Video Lecture - Taylor 10