Michael Welton

Dr. Michael Welton is a professor at the University of Athabasca. He is the author of Designing the Just Learning Society: a Critical Inquiry.

Social Theory in the Age of Catastrophes: Engaging Seyla Benhabib

A Final Word or Two From the Wise Old Philosopher

Surveying the Wreckage of the World and Wondering Where Habermas Fits in These Days

Ryerson Toppled, Ryerson Reassembled

An Entangled History: Christianity Faces Off With The Enlightenment

Canadian Christians And Secularists Contest Including God’s Name in the Un Charter of 1948 and the Canadian Charter of 1982

Sorrow, Shame and Rage: the Wretched Legacy of Canada’s Residential Schools

A Cry of Hope in the Absence of Hope

The Agony of Bernard Harcourt

Spirituality in a Postmodern Age

They That Hate Me Without a Cause

Tongues as Sharp as Snakes

Down in the Dirt With Bruno Latour

Judge What I Say, Not What I Do: Yves Engler On Canada’s Foreign Policy

Toppled Monuments and the Struggle For Symbolic Space

Listening, Conflict and Citizenship

What Does It Mean To Tolerate Others?

Sources of Hope in Habermas

Epistemic Democracy: Elizabeth Anderson and Deweyian Experimentalism

Getting Back to Socialist Principles: Honneth’s Recipe

“Into the World of Bad Spirits”: Slavery and Plantation Culture

Hopes Quashed: The Sudan Uprisings

Apocalypse Around Every Corner

The Delicious Language of Hilary Mantel

The Photographs of Thomas Moore and Quench

They Stripped Us of Our Clothes and Assigned Us a Number

Autobiographical Roots of Habermas’ Thought

Traversed by Tensions: Quebec’s Religious Symbols Law

Seeing the World Without Shadows: the Enlightenment Dream

Empowerment as an Ethical Endeavor

Christianity is the Religion of Imperialism

Fundamentalism as Speechlessness

The Rediscovery of Civil Society: Perils and Potentials

Two Theories of Democracy

Honneth’s Resolution: Philosophical Grounding for the Emancipation of Labour

Communist Dictatorship in Our Midst

Studying the ABCs of Capitalism

What’s In It For Me? Turning Citizens Into Customers

The Serpent of Their Agonies

Adorno is Not a Cheery Guy

That Couldn’t Be True: Restorying and Reconciliation

Darkness Bringing Us Down

Teach the Children Well: the Unrealized Vision In Teaching and Learning in the Residential Schools

Native People: Changing Our Ways of Seeing

Education in the Service of Assimilation: The Founding Vision of Residential Schools in Canada

Haunted House: the Legacy of Residential Schools for Aboriginal Children

Liberalism as a Source of Trouble

Dreaming Their Sweet Dreams: a Peace to End Peace

The Deep Hurt: Lessons From American Coups

The War That Didn’t End All Wars