Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL*6600) | College of Arts

Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL*6600)

Term: Fall 2015


An examination of 'the Canadian School of Political Philosopy'.


List of texts needed for the course:

  • Will  Kymlicka, (1995) Multicultural Citizenship (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Will Kymlicka (1998) Finding Our Way (Toronto: Oxford University Press).
  • Michael Ignatieff (2002), Human Rights (Princeton University Press)
  • Michael Ignatieff (2000), Right Revolution (The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)
  • Charles Taylor, (1992) “The Politics of Recognition”, in A. Gutmann (ed.)
  • Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press), 25-73.
  • Charles Taylor, (1993), Reconciling the Solitudes: Essays on Canadian Federalism and Nationalism (Kingston & Montreal: Queens-McGill Press)
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau, (1986) Federalism and the French Canadians (Toronto:Macmillan).
  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau, (1990), Towards a Just Society (Kingston: Queens-McGill Press)
  • James Tully (1995) Strange Multiplicity: Constitutionalism in an Age of Diversity (Cambridge:Cambridge University Press).
  • James Tully, (2000), “Aboriginal Peoples: Negotiating Reconciliation”, in James Bickerton and Alain–G. Gagnon (eds.), Canadian Politics. 3rd edition (Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press) pp.413-43.
  • Guy Laforest (1995), Trudeau and the End of A Canadian Dream (Kingston & Montreal:
  • Queens-McGill Press)


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