Michael Ignatieff

Michael Ignatieff


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in Toronto, Canada
May 12, 1947

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Michael Grant Ignatieff is a Canadian author, academic and former politician. He was the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition from 2008 until 2011. Known for his work as a historian, Ignatieff has held senior academic posts at the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Harvard University and the University of Toronto.

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Fire and Ashes: Success and...

3.79 avg rating — 417 ratings — published 2013 — 12 editions
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Blood and Belonging: Journe...

3.87 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 1993 — 15 editions
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Scar Tissue

3.67 avg rating — 251 ratings — published 1993 — 11 editions
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Isaiah Berlin: A Life

4.18 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 1991 — 14 editions
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The Lesser Evil: Political ...

3.42 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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3.67 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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The Warrior's Honor: Ethnic...

3.86 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 1998 — 10 editions
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Magnum Degrees

4.59 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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The Russian Album

4.01 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1971 — 18 editions
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The Rights Revolution

3.30 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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“Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in. But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped. We are programmed to betray.”
Michael Ignatieff, Scar Tissue

“One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's.”
Michael Ignatieff

“...our species is one, and each of the individuals who compose it are entitled to equal moral consideration.”
Michael Ignatieff, Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry

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