Born in 1995, Emmanuel Nounours is a Franco-Canadian graduate philosophy student in Montreal, Canada. He is currently a managing editor for Gnosis, the graduate philosophy journal of the Philosophy Department at Concordia University. During 2019-2020, he was one of the three editors-in-chief of Pensées Canadiennes, one of the largest undergraduate philosophy journals in Canada. He has been an executive member of SoPhiA (Students of Philosophy Associaton at Concordia) from 2017 to 2019. In 2017-2018, he was also part of the organizing committee for the Philopolis conference in Montreal for which he also gave lectures every year between 2017 and 2020. Prior to his involvement with Philopolis, he also provided philosophy workshops to elders living in retirement homes.

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. His current MA research is specifically centered around the role of transcendental intersubjectivity in extreme moral experiences of selflessness related to the writings of Merleau-Ponty on heroism.


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