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.

Monday, May 30, 2011


We are very sorry to advise that one of our Faculty Retirees, Prof. Peter Frederick Francis Wilkinson passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2011.  
Prof. Wilkinson commenced working for the University of Windsor in the Philosophy Department as a Lecturer on September 1, 1963.  On September 1, 1967 he received tenure and was promoted to Assistant Professor.  Prof. Wilkinson was promoted to Associate Professor on
July 1, 1972. In addition, Prof. Wilkinson served as Head of Philosophy at various times throughout his career.  He retired from the Philosophy Department on August 31, 1990.

Flags will be lowered in his memory on Thursday, June 2, 2011.

Peter Frederick Francis Wilkinson
WILKINSON, The Reverend Peter Frederick Francis 85 years, on May 29, 2011. Visitation on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME (Main Chapel) 519-253-7234 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. from 2-4- and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are requested to meet at St. Barnabas Church. (2115 Chilver Rd.) on Thursday, June 2, 2011, from 1:00 pm until time of Funeral Service at 2:00 pm. Full obituary to follow in Tuesday and Wednesday editions of the Windsor Star.

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