Queen's University


at Herstmonceux Castle, U.K.



at Herstmonceux Castle, U.K.

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Dr. Eric B. Litwack

Associate Professor

Qualifications and Research Interests

  • PhD, Queen’s University
  • MA, Université de Montréal
  • BA (Hons), Concordia University

Dr. Litwack is a philosopher and ethicist with years of experience in academia and the private sector. He has been an ethics consultant to both industry and the Canadian and UK governments, and a BISC faculty member since 1999. Dr. Litwack has also worked for CBC Radio, and he has a background in community activism and inter-cultural relations.

Dr. Litwack’s current research interests centre on general moral and political philosophy, business ethics, as well as the philosophy of technology. In November of 2013, he organized and hosted a joint Syracuse in London/BISC workshop, Architecture, Society and Environment, where he presented a paper on technocracy and American modernism. 

Selected Publications

‘Technocracy,’‘Paul Engelmann,’The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (Forthcoming).

‘Erratum to Epistemic Arguments against Dictatorship,’ Human Affairs, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp. 226-235, June 2011.

“The Ethical and Aesthetic Defense of Animal Analogs: A Reply to Turner,” Between the Species, Issue VI, pp. 1-13, August 2006.

Wittgenstein and Value: The Quest for Meaning, Continuum: London and New York, 2009.