Wade Rowland


  • Wade Rowland

    Ranked among Canada’s leading literary journalists, Wade Davies Rowland has written more than a dozen books on subjects ranging from television journalism, organized crime, and international environmental law to his current concerns, which include communications technology, the philosophy of science, and technology and human values.

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Some of the biggest problems facing the world today are rooted in the false idea that humans are egoists by nature, writes the author. Photo: Prazis Images

We’re good, right? Rethinking a foundational era and idea

Two cheers for the Enlightenment, the great European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th centuries. It bequeathed very real and substantial improvements in the human condition. But it also paved the way to the existential threats darkening our current horizons.

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