L. W. Sumner
Who is L. W. Sumner?
Sumner is University Professor Emeritus of Law and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. Since 2002, he has been a University Professor, the highest academic honour that the university accords its faculty. Sumner received his bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto in 1962 and his doctoral degree from Princeton University in 1965, with a thesis supervised by Stuart Hampshire and Joel Feinberg. In 1990 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2009 he was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for the Arts.