“Sources of the Self: Subtler Languages” by Taylor

Summarize Part V, “Subtler Languages” of the book “Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity” by Charles Taylor.

What is the main point of the reading? What of interest stood out for you as you read? Focus on specific paragraphs from the text, and tell us why you are interested in discussing them. Stay close to the text and explain key terms, ideas/arguments, sharing/reading quotes. What are some connections to interpersonal communication and your emerging understanding of interpersonal communication? What questions would you be interested in exploring as a group together?