Can Tolerance be Taught? Adult Civic Education
... recent reviews). As Sniderman et al. assert (1989, 25), “the more tolerant citizens are of the rights of
others, the more secure are the rights of all, their own included; hence the special place of political
tolerance in contemporary conceptions of democratic values and democratic citizenship.” The ...
Political life is often treated as a world ethically
... behavior of individuals and populations. This transformation and expansion of political power that Michel Foucault
ﬁrst identiﬁed and discerned as beginning in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, represents, according to
Vatter, a “shift from politics to police . . . marked by the
invention of ...
James Tully (philosopher)
James Hamilton Tully (born 1946) is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Law, Indigenous Governance and Philosophy at the University of Victoria, Canada. His research and teaching comprise a public philosophy that is grounded in place (Canada) yet reaches out to the world of civic engagement with the problems of our time. He does this in ways that strive to contribute to dialogue between academics and citizens. For example, his research areas include the Canadian experience of coping with the deep diversity of multicultural and multinational citizenship; relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous people; and the emergence of citizenship of the living earth as the ground of sustainable futures.Tully is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Emeritus Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation. In May 2014, he was awarded the University of Victoria’s David H. Turpin Gold Medal for Career Achievement in Research. In 2011, he received the Thousand Waves Peacemaker Award. In 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Killam prize in recognition of his distinguished career and exceptional contributions to Canadian scholarship and public life. Also in 2010, he was awarded the C.B. Macpherson Prize by the Canadian Political Science Association for the ""best book in political theory written in English or French"" in Canada 2008-10 for his 2008 two-volume Public Philosophy in a New Key.