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Joseph Heath’s Enlightenment 2.0 wins Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

Political_Heath_Enlightenment2.0-225x342University of Toronto philosophy professor Joseph Heath’s “Slow Politics Manifesto,” Enlightenment 2.0: Restoring Sanity to Our Politics, Our Economy, and Our Lives (HarperCollins Canada), has won the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

The $25,000 award was presented last night at the Writers’ Trust’s Politics and the Pen gala in Ottawa.

Jurors Denise Chong, Terry Glavin, and Jane Taber selected Heath’s book from a shortlist comprising: