Taylor, Angus

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(1945-    ) American-born critic and academic; of Canadian parents and in Canada from an early age; involved in Canadian Fandom in the 1960s through the 1980s; with the Space Out Library (now the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy) 1972-1975. His sharp, socio-political criticism has appeared in Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction, SF Commentary and elsewhere. Philip K. Dick & the Umbrella of Light (1975), a stimulating though too brief overview of Philip K Dick's work – one of the earliest contributions to what was to become a huge mass of Dick criticism. Animals and Ethics: An Overview of the Philosophical Debate (2003) makes sophisticated arguments about the implications of the concept of animal rights on human behaviour, and human rights. [PN/JC]

Angus MacDonald Taylor

born Washington, District of Columbia: 7 October 1945

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