John Duncan is director of the
Ethics, Society, and Law program at Trinity College in the University of
Toronto. He is a founder of the Humanities for Humanity program, and he is
faculty advisor for Victoria College's Ideas for the World program. He is the
founder of the society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory
and Culture, and co-founder of its journal, PhaenEx. He writes
on the history of philosophy, continental philosophy, and politics. His feature
article on close air support and civilian casualties in Afghanistan, “Death
from Above” was published in The Best Canadian Essays: 2011.
He is currently working on a book on the war in Afghanistan.