Wayne Sumner

Wayne Sumner is University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto. His professional teaching and research have focused on ethical theory, applied ethics (especially bioethics), political philosophy, and philosophy of law. He is the author of six books including The Hateful and the Obscene: Studies in the Limits of Free Expression (2004) and Assisted Death: A Study in Ethics and Law (2011). He has been a recipient of the Northrop Frye Award, University of Toronto (1997), the C.B. Macpherson Prize for books in political theory(2006), the Molson Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities, Canada Council for the Arts
(2009), and the Canadian Philosophical Association book prize (2013). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Books

Prairie Justice: The Hanging of Mike Hack