Ian Hunter

Dr. Ian Hunter holds degrees in political science (B.A.) and law (L.L.B and J.D.) from the University of Toronto. From 1974 to 1996 he was a Professor of Law at Western University: he also taught at other Canadian and English Universities, and was a Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College, Cambridge. His latest book is That Time of Year (Justin Press).

Bio last updated April 30th, 2018.

Ian Hunter

Articles by Ian Hunter

  • Lear, Cordelia & The Cross

    Ian Hunter asks his literary friends, The Wrinklings—and Convivium readers—to decide whether King Lear is a Christian play.

    Now suppose that some humane person said to Shakespeare while he was writing King Lear: "Why do you make this old man suffer? Why do you torment him, drive him mad, loose him naked on the heath to abide 'the pelting of this pitiless storm'?" And Shakespeare answers by saying, "Well, yes, believe me,...