Philip Resnick

LRC Contributor

Philip Resnick is a political scientist, long associated with the University of British Columbia. He has published widely on political topics, books such as Letters to a Québécois Friend (McGill Queen’s University Press, 1990), The Masks of Proteus: Canadian Reflections on the State (McGill Queen’s University Press, 1990), Twenty-First Century Democracy (McGill Queen’s University Press, 1997), The European Roots of Canadian Identity (Broadview Press, 2005) and The Labyrinth of North American Identities (University of Toronto Press, 2012). As a poet, he authored a number of collections in the 1970s and ’80s, primarily on Greek-rooted themes. His most recent collection of poems, Footsteps of the Past, was published in September 2015 by Ronsdale Press.

Articles by Philip Resnick

  • Of Muses (April 2021)
    A poem
  • Vancouver (October 2015)
    A poem
  • El Café Para Todos (October 2011)
    A review of Contemporary Majority Nationalism, edited by Alain-G. Gagnon, André Lecours and Geneviève Nootens
  • American or British Liberty? (March 2010)
    A review of Le concept de liberté au Canada à l’époque des Révolutions atlantiques (1776–1838), by Michel Ducharme
  • A Happy Marriage of Convenience (March 2009)
    A review of Reconquering Canada: Quebec Federalists Speak Up for Change, edited by André Pratte, translated by Patrick Watson, and Secession and Self: Quebec in Canadian Thought, by Gregory Millard
  • A Question of Influence (May 2008)
    A review of Northern Spirits: John Watson, George Grant and Charles Taylor—Appropriations of Hegelian Political Thought, by Robert C. Sibley
  • What’s Happening to Socialism (June 2007)
    A review of After Socialism: Reconstructing Critical Social Thought, by Gabriel Kolko