The WPA began as an informal alumni society for the Department of Philosophy at the University of Windsor. Shortly after the inception of the WPA it became a loose knit association of alumni from the department of philosophy, philosophers located in Windsor, and generally friends of philosophy within the region. This more general association was intended to be an open group that supports the development of a critical community of the philosophically minded within the region. The WPA supported both student and independent scholarship and encourages philosophers to bring their research beyond the bounds of the university and into the public sphere.
In May of 2013, the WPA transformed again into the WP(A)A, a registered Non-Profit Corporation and Charitable Organization in Ontario. The notion behind this latest transformation is to establish a non-profit artist organization (akin to Artcite, Windsor) dedicated to supporting independent philosophical scholarship and philosophers intervention events within the greater Windsor region.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Thursday the 24th the Univeristy of Windsor Philosophy Club will be meeting at the Dominion House in Sandwich to discuss a question that is literally ancient: Is Democracy really an adequate structure of government? Stephen St. John will be providing his argument why not. Also, if you are interested in developing your philosophical writing skills, the philosophy club is coming up with a project which might just be the answer you are looking for! For more information on that and a great philosophical discussion, please join us this Thursday!

WPA: The philosophy club at UofW is a really cool group that a number of alumni think back to with great fondness.  It has changed quite a bit over the years and with the sad demise of the Grad House, but this now completely student run and organized group still have some pretty wild philosophical debates with lives of their own!  For regular updates and to contact the club, please contact them through facebook: 


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