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Mark Kingwell

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Mark Kingwell (b. 1963) is a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto. He specialises in theories of politics and culture. He is a contributing editor to Saturday Night Magazine, the Globe and Mail books section, and columnist in the National Post. He frequently appears on television and radio, often on the CBC.

He studied at the University of Toronto, Edinburgh University and Yale University, graduating with a PhD in 1991.

He has written eight books including:

  • A Civil Tongue: Justice, Dialogue, and the Politics of Pluralism, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995, ISBN 0271013346 (hardcover), ISBN 0271013354 (paperback). Awarded the 1997 Spitz Prize for political theory.
  • Dreams of Millennium: Report from a Culture on the Brink, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1997, ASIN 057119902X, ISBN 057119902X
  • In Pursuit of Happiness : Better Living from Plato to Prozac, Crown Publishing Group (NY), 2000, ISBN 0609605356
  • The World We Want: Restoring Citizenship in a Fractured Age, Rowman & Littlefield, 2001, ISBN 0742512584, ISBN 0742512665.
  • Practical Judgments: Essays in Culture, Politics, and Interpretation, University of Toronto Press, 2002, ISBN 0802036759 (hardcover), ISBN 0802038018 (paperback)
  • Catch and Release - Trout fishing and the meaning of life, Penguin Canada, 2003,ISBN 0143015656
  • Nothing for Granted: Tales of War, Philosophy, and Why the Right Was Mostly Wrong: Selected Writings 2000-2003, Penguin Canada, 2005, ISBN 0143051938

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