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Stephen Noble

Office: Leacock 923

Email: stephen [dot] noble [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Stephen Noble)



Stephen Noble holds a Doctorat de philosophie from the Université de Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne. Previously, he earned a Diplôme d’études approfondies (D.E.A.) from the Université de Paris XII (Val de Marne), as well as a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), with First-class Honours, from the University of Alberta. His doctoral research in Paris was supported in part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC/CRSH), and he is a SSHRC/CRSH Post-doctoral Research Fellow. He has worked at universities in Canada and also in France, where he has taught at the Université de Paris VII (Denis Diderot), the Université de Paris XIII (Paris Nord), and the École polytechnique, among others. He is qualified as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy with France’s Conseil national des universités (CNU).
Stephen Noble’s professional experience in philosophy has widened through his collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), where, at its headquarters in Paris, he has participated in the activities of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC/CIB) and the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST). As well as his experience at UNESCO, he has worked with the Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee (CBAC/CCCB), a national consultative body providing expert advice to the government of Canada on a wide range of issues related to the application of new technologies to the living organism.
Stephen Noble’s current research focuses primarily on twentieth-century European philosophy, notably the development of the phenomenological movement in France during the first half of the twentieth century. His work has been published in three languages: French, English, and Italian.