Taylor, Charles Thomas 1941–

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Taylor, Charles Thomas 1941–

PERSONAL: Born December 22, 1941, in Orange, NJ; son of Henry Lewis (a credit manager) and Marion Lois (a homemaker; maiden name Rohlfing) Taylor; married January 18, 1964; wife's name Karla Ann (divorced November 16, 1990); children: Karen Diane Taylor Wilk. Ethnicity: "English and German." Education: La Salle University, B.S.; University of Colorado, Denver, M.S., M.B.A. Politics: Democrat. Religion: "Atheist." Hobbies and other interests: Philosophy, classical music, literature.

ADDRESSES: Home—9620 Timber Hawk Cir., No. 12, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126. Office—Airport Development Group, Inc., 1776 S. Jackson St., Ste. 200, Denver, CO 80210.

CAREER: Writer and accountant. Airport Development Group, Inc., Denver, CO, director of finance, 1999–. Certified public accountant, State of Colorado, 1997.


The Values, Philosophical Library (New York, NY), 1977.

Person and Society, Pentland Press (Raleigh, NC), 2000.

Toward World Sovereignty, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2002.

Symbiosism, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2006.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Symbolism in Religion and Art; The Golden Age of Earth, completion expected in 2008; An Understanding of Human Happiness, 2010.

SIDELIGHTS: Charles Thomas Taylor told CA: "In general, I write to give expression to my conclusions derived from a process of exploring (on my own) the fundamental philosophical questions of life. My primary interest is in ethics, from both a psychological and a sociological perspective. All of my work leads to a synthesis of subjectivity and objectivity. After developing the ideas articulated in my two early works of moral philosophy (The Values and Person and Society), I arrived at the certain conclusion that the political processes of national democratization and world federalization together comprise an inevitable course, both for the utter survival of our species and the optimal fulfillment of world civilization. My vision for a universal democratic federal government is presented in my third book, Toward World Sovereignty, and my concept of the moral and rational foundation for a unified world comprises the subject of my more recent manuscript, Symbiosism."

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