Ronald Beiner

Ronald Beiner

Professor Emeritus

Ronald Beiner is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 1982 he published an edition of Hannah Arendt's Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy (foreign-language editions have appeared or are forthcoming in 15 other languages). He is the author of Political Judgment (1983); What's the Matter with Liberalism? (1992); Philosophy in a Time of Lost Spirit (1997); Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship (2003); Civil Religion (2011); Political Philosophy: What It Is and Why It Matters (2014); and Dangerous Minds: Nietzsche, Heidegger, and the Return of the Far Right (2018). His other edited or co-edited books include Democratic Theory and Technological Society (1988); Kant and Political Philosophy (1993); Theorizing Citizenship (1995); Theorizing Nationalism (1999); Canadian Political Philosophy (2001); and Judgment, Imagination, and Politics (2001).

DPhil, Balliol College, Oxford
B.A., McGill University


History of Political Thought and Contemporary Political Philosophy