Michael Ignatieff is a Canadian writer, teacher, and former politician. He holds a doctorate in history from Harvard University and has held academic posts at King's College, Cambridge and at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He served in the Parliament of Canada and was Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
His books include The Needs of Strangers, (1984), Scar Tissue (1992), Blood and Belonging, (1993), The Warrior's Honour, (1997) Isaiah Berlin (1998), The Rights Revolution (2000), Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001), The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004), and Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics (2013).
He is the Centennial Chair at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and the Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of Politics and the Press at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
- From War to a Global Ethic
- The Ethics of Globalization and the Globalization of Ethics
- Re-Imagining a Global Ethic
- The Lesser Evil: Hard Choices in a War on Terror
- Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry
- Carnegie Council Centennial 1914-2014
- Global Ethical Dialogues
- The Moral Operating System of a Global City: Los Angeles
- Michael Ignatieff Writes of Hard Lessons Learned in Politics
- Deciding When to Use Force for Humane Reasons
- Global Ethical Dialogues: Concept Paper
- Reimagining a Global Ethic (Lead Article in Symposium)
Specialization: Human Rights
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2014