Mark Kingwell
Canadian philosopher
Mark Kingwell
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.
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UC starts its own 'One' program - Varsity
Google News - over 5 years
Confirmed speakers include Dr. Mark Kingwell, Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Dr. Meric Gertler, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto. In second semester, students will have numerous fieldtrip
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WORLD OF DEBT: DAVID GRAEBER with Spencer Woodman - Brooklyn Rail
Google News - over 5 years
Rail: An essay about this by Mark Kingwell is reprinted in July's Harper's Magazine. Kingwell says that the “work idea”—that everyone should be employed and working all the time—is the largest self-regulating system that the world has ever known
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CBC launches Canada Writes website - Quill & Quire
Google News - over 5 years
Writers Jonathan Goldstein, Don Gillmor, Michael Winter, and Mark Kingwell, along with editors Jim Gifford, Kate Cassaday, Martha Sharpe, and Alayna Munce, are slated to participate. The addition of Canada Writes to CBC's family of books-related
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No Suckers Please, We're Leacock Lovers - TheTyee.ca
Google News - over 5 years
Author/philosopher/fly fisher Mark Kingwell conducted Happy Hour readings on Saturday, accompanied by free pizza. Like Fallis, Kingwell is a repeat participant at the festival, the return appearances speaking to a warm, clubby atmosphere that extends
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Bendito trabajo - Milenio.com
Google News - over 5 years
El filósofo canadiense Mark Kingwell publicó en la revista Harper's del mes de julio un ensayo introductorio a un libro de próxima aparición, escrito por Joshua Glenn, cuya traducción sería Glosario del esclavo asalariado
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This45: Mark Kingwell on illustrator Olia Mishchenko - This Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
Detail of "2005 of the Top 3000" (2005) by Olia Mishchenko. Collection of Art Gallery of Ontario, image courtesy Paul Petro Contemporary Art. “A bee puts to shame many an architect in the construction of her cells,” Karl Marx noted
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Stem cell experts debate effects of media coverage on research: Does research ... - istockAnalyst.com (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Additional Worldviews speakers include: Bill Ayers (formerly of University of Illinois-Chicago), Tony Burman (Al-Jazeera), Mark Kingwell (University of Toronto), Sean Morrison (International Society for Stem Cell Research), Shari Graydon (Informed
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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE EXAMINING MEDIA AND HIGHER EDUCATION SET FOR TORONTO - mediacaster
Google News - over 5 years
A few of the speakers: Bill Ayers(formerly of University of Illinois-Chicago), Tony Burman (Al-Jazeera), Mark Kingwell (University of Toronto), Sean Morrison (International Society for Stem Cell Research), Shari Graydon (Informed Opinions),
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Hal Niedzviecki: Three of Canada's Best Cultural Magazines Celebrate Milestone ... - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
I'm in good company: Rosemary Sullivan, Mark Kingwell, Doug Saunders and many more This alumni also contributed. *Finally, Broken Pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts, celebrated 15 years and 50 issues of publishing with a
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Thoughtful little book anticipates readers' thoughts - Winnipeg Free Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Indeed, he seems to be London's answer to Canadian pop philosopher Mark Kingwell, though judging by the dust-jacket photo, younger and better looking. A former Oxford don turned management consultant (!), Smith does not simplify his topics
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Apocalypse soon – tomorrow, actually - Globe and Mail
Google News - almost 6 years
In his book Dreams of Millennium, University of Toronto philosophy professor Mark Kingwell argued that speculation about the end of time is a response to symptoms of social disintegration, evidenced by apparently unrelated phenomena, such as the fear
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What are intellectuals for? Mark Kingwell's lament - CBC.ca
Google News - almost 6 years
asks Mark Kingwell, one of this country's leading public intellectuals, in the most recent issue of Queen's Quarterly. It's the sort of questions intellectuals ask when they don't think they are being taken seriously enough
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The End is near, maybe - Montreal Gazette
Google News - almost 6 years
In 1996, Toronto author and philosopher Mark Kingwell published a book called Dreams of Millennium: Report from a Culture on the Brink. In it, Kingwell charts the anxieties attending the coming turnover of the year 2000 and looks back at similar
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Announcing This Magazine's 45th anniversary special issue - This Magazine (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
In the intervening 45 years, This has been a launch pad, way station, or incubator for some of the most exciting talents in Canadian arts and letters: Margaret Atwood, Dionne Brand, Drew Hayden Taylor, Tomson Highway, Mark Kingwell, Naomi Klein,
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DISPATCHES; A Building With a Past Casts an Eye on Its Future
NYTimes - about 8 years
THE Empire State Building has seen worse times. Thanks to its inauspicious beginning in the early years of the Great Depression, that fact may always be true. The days of 77 percent vacancy rates, of stretches of 20 empty floors at a time, are long gone. Still, pick the right floor and the building can be a strange place to walk around these days,
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CITY ROOM
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A LITTLE RIBBING On Term Limits Citizens Union's annual dinner on Tuesday night at the Waldorf-Astoria drew a neck-craning crowd of New York City political leaders -- among them, Gov. David A. Paterson, Representatives Charles B. Rangel and Anthony D. Weiner and former Mayors David N. Dinkins and Rudolph W. Giuliani. But at times, an unwelcome
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CITY ROOM; New York Daybook
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NEW YORK DAYBOOK Past and Future Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. Come wallow in nostalgia -- so pretty, so old -- as the Landmarks Preservation Commission considers protected status for the Lillian Goldman Fountain of Life and the Tulip Tree Allée at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. They've been around for a long time, folks, but then again, so has
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mark Kingwell
    FORTIES
  • 2006
    Age 42
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He has two brothers: Sean and Steven. Kingwell has published fifteen books including:
  • THIRTIES
  • 2001
    Age 37
    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.
    More Details Hide Details His work on philosophy, art, and architecture has appeared in many leading academic journals and magazines, including The Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Forum, Ethics, Political Theory, and the Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, the New York Times and The New York Times Magazine, Utne Reader, Adbusters, the Walrus, Harvard Design Magazine, Canadian Art, Azure, Toronto Life, the Globe and Mail, and the National Post.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 24
    He was married to Gail Donaldson in 1988. The marriage ended in divorce in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details Kingwell is a contributing editor to Harper's Magazine, the literary quarterly Descant, the political monthly This Magazine and the Globe and Mail books section. He was also a drinks columnist for the men's magazine Toro. He was formerly a columnist for the National Post, and a contributing editor of Saturday Night. He frequently appears on television and radio, often on the CBC, and is well known for his appearance in the documentary film The Corporation. He has delivered the George Grant, Harold Innis, Marx Wartofsky and Larkin-Stuart memorial lectures.
  • 1985
    Age 21
    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1983
    Age 19
    He studied at the University of Toronto, editing The Varsity through 1983 to 1984 and the University of Toronto Review from 84-85.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1963
    Born
    Born on March 1, 1963.
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