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Dale A. Turner

Dale TurnerAssociate Professor of Government and Native American Studies
Silsby 229
Sherman 202

B.A., Philosophy, Concordia University
Ph.D., Philosophy, McGill University

Recent publications

  • "What is Native American Philosophy?: Towards a critical Indigenous philosophy," in The Nature of Philosophy: Whose Knowledge? Which Tradition?" George Yanncy, ed., Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming December 2006.
  • This is not a peace pipe: Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy, University of Toronto Press, 2006.
  • "Perceiving the World Differently," Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts: Land Claims, Treaties, and Self-Government Agreements, David Kahane and Catherine Bell, Eds., Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004.
  • "Oral Histories and the Poltiics of (Mis)recognition," American Indian Philosophy: A Reader, Anne Waters, Ed., New York: Blackwell Press, 2003.
  • "Vision: Towards an Understanding of Aboriginal Sovereignty," Canadian Political Philosophy: Contemporary Reflections, Wayne Norman and Ronald Beiner, Eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • "Liberalism's Last Stand: Aboriginal Sovereignty and Kymlickas's Liberalism," Aboriginal Rights in Canada, United States and Mexico, Cook and Lindau, Eds., McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
  • "From Valladonlid to Ottawa: The Illusion of Listening to Aboriginal Peoples," Sacred Lands: Claims and Conflicts, Jill Oakes, Kathi Kinew, and Rick Riewe, Eds., Canadian Circumpolar Publications, 1997.

Research interests

  • Social and political philosophy
  • Amerindian philosophy
  • Philosophy of law
  • Early modern political philosophy



Last Updated: 10/15/08