Fairfield, Paul 1966-

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FAIRFIELD, Paul 1966-

PERSONAL: Born January 26, 1966, in Brockville, Ontario, Canada; son of James (a chartered accountant) and Eleanor Fairfield. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: McMaster University, B.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1995; University of Waterloo, M.A., 1991. Politics: Liberal.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of Philosophy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, adjunct assistant professor of philosophy, 2001—.

MEMBER: International Institute for Hermeneutics (senior associate fellow), Canadian Society for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought.


(With Gary B. Madison and Ingrid Harris) Is There a Canadian Philosophy? Reflections on the Cana dian Identity, University of Ottawa Press (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition: The Politics of Individuality, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Theorizing Praxis: Studies in Hermeneutical Pragmatism, Peter Lang (New York, NY), 2000.

Death and Life, Algora (New York, NY), 2001.

The Ways of Power: Hermeneutics, Ethics, and Social Criticism, Duquesne University Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 2002.

(Editor and contributor) Working through Postmodernity, University of Ottawa Press (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), in press.

Contributor to books, including The Ethics of Postmodernity: Current Trends in Continental Thought, edited by Gary B. Madison and Marty Fairbairn, Northwestern University Press (Evanston, IL), 1999. Contributor to periodicals, including Philosophy Today, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Reason Papers, Eidos, and American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly. Editor, Symposium: Journal of the Canadian Society for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Public/Private (a monograph); Why Democracy? (tentative title), a monograph; "Difference Diagnostics: Postmodern Reflections on Ethical Expertise," to be included in Ethical Expertise: A Critical Assessment, edited by H. Tristram Engelhardt and Lisa Rasmussen.

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