Mark Kingwell is a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto. His most recent book is Fail Better: Why Baseball Matters (Biblioasis, 2017), a philosophical appreciation of that allegedly boring sport. He is at work on a (short) book about boredom, technology and free will.
Articles by Mark Kingwell
- In Praise of Boredom (June 2017)
A review of Yawn: Adventures in Boredom by Mary Mann and Boredom: Documents of Contemporary Art edited by Tom McDonough
- Vital Reading (November 2014)
LRC contributors recommend eleven of today’s most interesting books
- The Prison of “Public Space” (April 2008)
Before we take to the streets, this pervasive concept needs rethinking.