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University of Ottawa Press

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  • Philosophical Apprenticeshipsby Jay Lampert; Jason Robinson

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Doctoral students present and reflect on the work of their philosophical mentors. more...

  • Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in Chinaby Errol P. Mendes; Sakunthala Srighanthan

    University of Ottawa Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in China focuses on the most challenging areas of discrimination and inequality in China, including discrimination faced by HIV/AIDS afflicted individuals, rural populations, migrant workers, women, people with disabilities, and ethnic minorities. The Canadian contributors offer rich regional, national,... more...

  • The Way Aheadby Tom Brzustowski

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    Canada is a prosperous country, but this prosperity is being stressed by demographics, pressures on the public purse, and low productivity growth. To maintain the nation's high quality of life, prosperity must increase while remaining sustainable. Combining Tom Brzustowski's extensive knowledge of government, industry, and academia, The Way Ahead... more...

  • Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of Historyby Réal Fillion

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of History provides a strikingly original reading of key texts in the philosophy of history by Kant, Hegel, and Marx, as well as strong arguments for why these texts are still relevant to understanding history today. Réal Fillion offers a critical exposition of the theses of these three authors on the dynamics... more...

  • Aboriginal Canada Revisitedby Kerstin Knopf

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    Exploring a variety of topics?including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film? Aboriginal Canada Revisited draws a portrait of the current political and cultural position of Canada?s Aboriginal peoples. While lauding improvements made in the past decades, the contributors draw attention to the systemic problems that continue... more...

  • Les Belles Étrangèresby Jane Koustas

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    While translation history in Canada is well documented, the history of the translation of Canadian fiction outside the nation remains obscure. Les Belles Étrangères examines the translation of Canadian English-language fiction in France. This book considers the history of this practice, the reasons for the move away from Quebec translators as well... more...

  • The Priesthood of Scienceby William Leiss

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    The global political situation is increasingly volatile, and Hera and her sisters are sealed off from the rest of the world in southern Nevada. She is still tormented by her parents? decision to genetically modify the brains of their twelve daughters?and by her own agreement to allow a similar procedure to be used on a much larger group of human... more...

  • Freedom, Nature, and Worldby Peter Loptson

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    Freedom, Nature, and World is a collection of essays by Peter Loptson which examine issues posed by a broadly naturalistic view of the world, which Loptson defends while also exploring some of the challenges it confronts. Papers on freedom, Kant, Christianity, Homer, the history of analytic philosophy, the place of humanity in nature, and other... more...

  • Deep Cultural Diversityby Gilles Paquet

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    Political commentator and public policy analyst Gilles Paquet examines the benefits and drawbacks of Canada's multiculturalism policy. He rejects the current policy which perpetuates difference and articulates a model for Canadian transculturalism, a more fluid understanding of multiculturalism based on the philosophy of cosmopolitanism which would... more...

  • Crippling Epistemologies and Governance Failuresby Gilles Paquet

    University of Ottawa Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    In Crippling Epistemologies and Governance Failures , Gilles Paquet criticizes the prevailing practices of the social sciences on the basis of their inadequate concepts of knowledge, evidence and inquiry, concepts he claims have become methodological ?mental prisons?. Paquet describes the prevailing policy development process in Canada in terms... more...