Born in 1995, Emmanuel Nounours is a Franco-Canadian graduate philosophy student in Montreal, Canada. He is currently one of the three editors-in-chief for the largest Canadian philosophy undergraduate journal Pensées Canadiennes after holding a position as an editor for this journal in 2017. He has been an executive member of SoPhiA (Students of Philosophy Associaton at Concordia) from 2017 to 2019. He was part of the organizing committee for the Philopolis conference in Montreal in 2017-2018, for which he also gave lectures every year between 2017 and 2020.

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


It is strictly forbidden to reproduce any of the content from this website without the author's consent.


  • May 2020 - Started a Master's Degree in philosophy at Concordia University, Montreal.
  • February 2020 - Publication of Our Romantic Heart Needs To Be Known in The Concordian newspaper (longer version available here)
  • February 2020 - First lecture given in French at UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) on romantic love and Spinoza
  • 2019 - 2020 - Editor-in-Chief of the largest Canadian undergraduate philosophy journal Pensées Canadiennes
  • February 2019 - Conference presentation given at the Université de Montréal on Henri Bergson and the notion of death.
  • November 2018 - First trip to the United States in order to present at the Steven Humphrey Undergraduate Colloquium on Spinoza's Ethics and romantic love.
  • 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"
  • August 2017 - Publication of an opinion article in The Concordian newspaper
  • 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 - Publication of Élégies de Varsovie and second poetry award winning
  • 2014 to 2015 - President of the Philosophy Club at Marianopolis College
  • March 2014 - Publication of Le contemplateur and first poetry award winning
  • 2013 - 2015 - Studied social sciences at Marianopolis College, Montreal
  • November 22, 1995 - Birth