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George Grant

AKA George Parkin Grant

Born: 13-Nov-1918
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 27-Sep-1988
Location of death: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Propagator of Red Toryism

Father: William Lawson Grant (b. 1872, d. 1935)
Mother: Maude Erskine Parkin (b. 1880, d. 1963)
Wife: Sheila Veronica Allen (m. 1-Jul-1947, three daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Rachel Stirling Grant (b. 25-Apr-1948)
Son: William Allen Grant (b. 19-Apr-1950)
Son: Robert Anthony Grant (b. 26-May-1952)
Daughter: Catherine Parkin Grant (b. 4-Aug-1954)
Daughter: Isabel Grant (b. 23-Apr-1957)
Son: David Nicholas Grant (b. 6-Dec-1959)

    High School: Upper Canada College
    University: BA History, Queen's University Kingston (1940)
    University: DPhil Theology, Balliol College, Oxford University (on a Rhodes Scholarship, degree 1945)
    Professor: Dalhousie University (1947-60)
    Professor: McMaster University (1961-80)
    Professor: Dalhousie University (1980-88)

    Royal Society of Canada 1964
    Rhodes Scholarship 1939
    Order of Canada 1981

Author of books:
The Empire, Yes or No? (1945)
Philosophy in the Mass Age (1959)
Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism (1965)
Time as History (1969)
Technology and Empire: Perspectives on North America (1969)
English-Speaking Justice (1974)
Technology and Justice (1986)


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