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Mark Gerald Kingwell B.A, M.Litt, M.Phil, PhD, D.F.A. (born March 1, 1963) is a Canadian philosopher who is 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. In 2000 Kingwell received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, for contributions to theory and criticism. He has held visiting posts at institutions including: University of Cambridge, University of California at Berkeley, and City University of New York where he held the title of Weissman Distinguished Professor of Humanities.

He studied at the University of Toronto, editing The Varsity through 1983 to 1984 and the University of Toronto Review from 84-85. 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. He was married to Gail Donaldson in 1988. The marriage ended in divorce in 2004.

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.

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. 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.

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. He has two brothers: a younger brother named Sean Kingwell and an older brother named Steven Kingwell.

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Total Books: 43
Fail Better Why Baseball Matters
Edward Burtynsky China
2015 - Edward Burtynsky China (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783958290167
ISBN-10: 3958290167
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Measure Yourself Against the Earth Essays
2015 - Measure Yourself Against the Earth Essays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781771960465
ISBN-10: 1771960469
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Politics & Social Sciences
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Matthew Pillsbury City Stages
2013 - Matthew Pillsbury City Stages (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781597112376
ISBN-10: 1597112372
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Unruly Voices Essays on Democracy Civility and the Human Imagination
Opening Gambits
2009 - Opening Gambits (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781554702053
ISBN-10: 1554702054
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Concrete Reveries Consciousness and the City
2009 - Concrete Reveries Consciousness and the City (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143013235
ISBN-10: 0143013238
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Opening Gambits Essays on Art and Philosophy
2009 - Opening Gambits Essays on Art and Philosophy (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781554700738
ISBN-10: 1554700736
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction
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Blue Republic Nostalgia for the Present
2008 - Blue Republic Nostalgia for the Present (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780920863800
ISBN-10: 0920863809
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Nearest Thing to Heaven The Empire State Building and American Dreams
2007 - Nearest Thing to Heaven the Empire State Building and American Dreams [Icons of America] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780300126129
ISBN-10: 0300126123
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
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Classic Cocktails A Modern Shake
2007 - Classic Cocktails a Modern Shake (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312375232
ISBN-10: 0312375239
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Nonfiction
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Cocktail Culture
2007 - Cocktail Culture (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781846271144
ISBN-10: 1846271142
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Nonfiction
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Catch and Release  Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life
Catch and Release Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life
Practical Judgments Essays in Culture Politics and Interpretation
The World We Want
2002 - The World We Want (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780742512665
ISBN-10: 0742512665
Genre: Nonfiction
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In Pursuit of Happiness  Better Living from Plato to Prozac
Sueos de milenio  informe sobre los lmites de una cultura
2000 - Sueos De Milenio Informe Sobre Los Lmites De Una Cultura (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788489644472
ISBN-10: 8489644470
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Dreams of the Millennium Report from a Culture on the Brink
1999 - Dreams of the Millennium Report From a Culture on the Brink (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140283082
ISBN-10: 0140283080
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Better Living in Pursuit of Happiness from Plato to Prozac In Pursuit of Happiness from Plato to Prozac
Better Living In Pursuit of Happiness from Plato to Prozac
1998 - Better Living in Pursuit of Happiness From Plato to Prozac (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670875023
ISBN-10: 0670875023
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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