The Challenge of Regressive Democracy
with Professor Emeritus Charles Taylor, winner of the 2016 Berggruen Prize
In recent times, a surge of “populism” has swept throughout Europe and the United States. In the wake of the 2016 United States election, Professor Charles Taylor, one of the most insightful and renowned political philosophers of our time, delivers the 2017 Beatty Memorial Lecture, The Challenge of Regressive Democracy. Join Professor Taylor as he explores how the populist appeal can transform the politics of a society, and how defenders of democracy can restore faith in contemporary government.