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Ed King, PhD

Associate Professor, Political Science

Ed King, PhD
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5603


PhD (University of California at Berkeley)

Research interests

Intellectual History: Medieval/Renaissance/Enlightenment.

Teaching activities

POLI 206     Introduction to Western Political Theory

POLI 371     History of European Political Thought: Early Modern to Enlightenment

POLI 490B   The Scottish Enlightenment

POLI 490C   Authors of the Political Imagination

POLI 490I    Machiavelli: The Major Works

POLI 496     Honours Seminar

POLI 658     Authors of the Political Imagination

Selected publications

"Machiavelli’s L’Asino: Troubled Centaur into Conscious Ass", Canadian Journal of Political Science 2008

"From Logic to Rhetoric: Adam Smith’s Dismissal of the Logic(s) of the Schools", The Journal of Scottish Philosophy, Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh Vol. 2.1, 2004, pp 48-69

"Saving Virgil", in Dante and the Unorthodox ed. James Miller, Wilfred Laurier University Press: Waterloo, 2005, pp. 83-107

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