Mark Kingwell

Born Mar 1, 1963

Mark Gerald Kingwell, M. Litt, M. Phil, PhD, D.F.A. is a Canadian professor of philosophy and associate chair at the University of Toronto's Department of Philosophy. Kingwell is a fellow of Trinity College. He specialises in theories of politics and culture. Kingwell has published twelve books, most notably, A Civil Tongue: Justice, Dialogue, and the Politics of Pluralism, which was awarded the Spitz Prize for political theory in 1997.… Read More

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1963 Birth Born on March 1, 1963.


1983 20 Years Old He studied at the University of Toronto, editing The Varsity through 1983 to 1984 and the University of Toronto Review from 84-85.
1985 22 Years Old He received his BA degree from St. Michael's College with High Distinction in 1985, his MLitt degree from the University of Edinburgh in 1987, and both his M.Phil and PhD degrees from Yale University in 1989 and 1991 respectively.
1988 25 Years Old He was married to Gail Donaldson in 1988. The marriage ended in divorce in 2004. … Read More


2001 38 Years Old Kingwell’s work has been translated into ten languages, and he lectures to academic and popular audiences around the world. From 2001 to 2004, he was chair of the Institute for Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum. … Read More


2006 43 Years Old He describes himself as a social democrat and a "recovering Catholic". According to the Canadian Who's Who 2006, he also enjoys running, baseball, basketball, jazz, films and pop music. … Read More
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