Nounours ("Teddy Bear" in French) is a Canadian philosophy student born in 1995. He has been an executive member of SoPhiA (Students of Philosophy Associaton at Concordia) during the years 2017-2019. He was an editor member of the academic journal Pensées Canadiennes at McGill University as well as an organizing member of the Philopolis Montreal conference during the year 2018. He also gave lectures at this conference in 2017 and 2018. He was president of the Philosophy Club of Marianopolis College from June 2014 to June 2015. He came first place in a student writing contest in 2014 with his poem Le contemplateur ("The Viewer"), and second place in 2015 for another series of poems entitled Élégies de Varsovie ("Elegies From Warsaw").

Translations as well as original writings are published on this website from time to time. Most of his work in philosophy focuses on the relation of ontology and phenomenology to love, trauma, and death.

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  • May 2018 - Speaking About Death published in the first issue of the SoPhia Review.
  • March 2018 - Re-elected as an executive member of SoPhiA
  • February 2018 - Lecture given at Concordia University entitled "Fundamentals in Philosophy of Love"
  • 2017 - 2018 - Member of organizing commitee for the Philopolis Conference of 2018
  • March 2017 - Elected as an executive member of the association of students in philosophy at Concordia University (academic year 2017-2018)
  • March 2017 - Participated at the Liberal Arts College Students Association Conference by giving a talk about the relationship between metaphysics and ethics in romantic love
  • February 2017 - First conference presentation at the annual Philopolis Conference at McGill University about the place of romantic love in Baruch Spinoza's Ethics
  • January to June 2017 - Editor member of the academic journal Pensées Canadiennes at McGill University
  • February 2016 - "De la notion d’équilibre" published in Concordia's French literary journal L'Organe
  • January 2016 - Started studying philosophy at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada
  • June 2015 - Accepted in the philosophy program at Paris IV Sorbonne University
  • March 2015 - "Elegies From Warsaw"
  • June 2014 to 2015 - President of the Philosophy Club of Marianopolis College
  • March 2014 - "The Viewer"
  • 2013 - Started studying Social Sciences (Law, Society & Justice profile) at Marianopolis College, Montreal
  • November 22, 1995 - Birth