Robert Sibley

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Robert Sibley is an award-winning journalist and adjunct research professor at Carleton University, where he obtained a Ph.D. in Political Science. Among other books, he is the author of Northern Spirits: John Watson, George Grant and Charles Taylor-Appropriations of Hegelian Political Thought (McGill-Queen’s, 2008).

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The North American High Tory Tradition. Ron Dart. New York: American Anglican Press, 2016.
In his 1965 book, Lament for a Nation, political philosopher described the disappearance of Canada as a sovereign nation-state and went so far as to declare “the impossibility of Canada” in the modern age. Indeed, his use of the word “lament” provides conclusive evidence that for him…
Harold Innis

Emergence and Empire: Innis, Complexity, and the Trajectory of History. John Bonnett. Montreal-Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 2013.
It is said that students at the University of Toronto’s Innis College still sing a mocking song on their pub-crawls, “Who the hell is Harold Innis?” Of course, they know perfectly well who Harold Adams Innis is, but the fact such an ironic lyric…