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Philosophy

Jeff Noonan holding book, “Embodiment and the Meaning of Life.”A reception April 18 will serve as a launch for philosophy professor Jeff Noonan’s new book, “Embodiment and the Meaning of Life.”

Philosopher’s tome a defence of human limitations

A reception Wednesday, April 18, will launch philosophy professor Jeff Noonan’s book, Embodiment and the Meaning of Life.

Lecture to discuss activist practice in Detroit

UWindsor alumnus Grant Yocom, a special lecturer in philosophy at Michigan’s Oakland University, will discuss his research on urban social theory in the free public presentation “Here we live, here we shall live: Nietzsche, projective history and activist practice in Detroit,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the University Club Vanier Hall.

Dr. Yocom has worked with community organizations and artist collectives on both sides of the border and currently serves on the executive board of the Windsor Philosophical Arts Association.

Professor emeritus Adrian van den Hoven displays It Is Right To Rebel by Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi and Pierre Victor. Van den Hoven and professor emeritus Basil Kingstone translated the book from its original French to English.Professor emeritus Adrian van den Hoven displays It Is Right To Rebel by Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi and Pierre Victor. Van den Hoven and professor emeritus Basil Kingstone translated the book from its original French to English.

Professors emeritus translate Sartre's It Is Right to Rebel

The notions and ideas that poured out of conversations with a renowned French philosopher are just as poignant today as they were in 1972. And for the first time, those words transcribed by Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi, and Pierre Victor in It Is Right to Rebel have been translated into English, thanks to two retired University of Windsor professors.