In the Agora: The Public Face of Canadian Philosophy
Mark Kingwell, John Ralston Saul, Jan Zwicky, Thomas Hurka, Will Kymlicka, Graeme Hunter, Paul and Patricia Churchland, Michel Seymour, Arthur Schafer, Charles Taylor-the list of Canadian philosophers who have made important contributions to public debate is a long one. Here, in a single volume we find their views on topics ranging from free speech to free trade, from science to citizenship, from terrorism to tyranny, and from ethics to the environment.
In the Agora celebrates the unique perspectives, distinctive voices, and important contributions of Canadian philosophers by bringing together some of the nations' top minds to speak candidly on issues of popular public debate. Following a foreword by John Ralston Saul, editors Andrew D. Irvine and John S. Russell have carefully collected over a hundred essays into an accessible, controversial, and lively book that delves into any number of significant issues.
A spirited and engaging read, In the Agora effectively illustrates how Canadian philosophers have contributed to public discourse and enriched our world. It is a collection that is sure to prompt both interest and debate.
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IN THE AGORA: THE PUBLIC FACE OF CANADIAN PHILOSOPHY Mark Kingwell, John Ralston Saul, Jan Zwicky, Thomas Hurka, Will Kymlicka, Graeme Hunter, Paul and Patricia Churchland, Michel Seymour, Arthur Schafer, Charles Taylor – the list of ...
The Public Face of Canadian Philosophy John Ralston Saul A. D. Irvine, John Russell. 10 We Yearn for a Sense of Order, but ... 438 john russell 11 Pleasure Alone Won't Make You Happy 441 thomas hurka 12 Love Is All You Need to ...
The Public Face of Canadian Philosophy John Ralston Saul A. D. Irvine, John Russell ... By bringing them together in a single volume, we hope readers will gain an appreciation for the breadth of writing done by Canadian philosophers.
Leslie Burkholder received his PhD in philosophy from MIT and teaches in the Department of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. He is editor of Philosophy and the Computer, published by Westview Press.
Paul Groarke received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Waterloo and has taught in the department of criminology at St Thomas University. He is also a lawyer and a member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.