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Planinc Zdravko, Associate Professor

Zdravko Planinc

Associate Professor

Department of Religious Studies

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Research & Supervisory Interests

My training is in the history of political philosophy, and my primary areas of interest are the ancient Greeks and twentieth century critics of modernity. My work is in the liberal arts tradition of studying classic authors and texts.

Recently published theses completed under my supervision:

Ronald Srigley, Albert Camus' Critique of Modernity (University of Missouri Press, 2011).

Tim Lilburn, Going Home:  Essays (Anansi Press, 2008).

Paul Corey, Messiahs and Machiavellians:  Depicting Evil in Modern Theatre (University of Notre Dame Press, 2008).


  • Harvard University, Ph.D. in Government, 1989
  • Harvard University, A.M. in Government, 1985
  • York University, M.A. in Political Science, 1982
  • York University, B.A. in Political Science, 1981



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