Dominican University College - Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa, Canada

Students at Dominican University College (DUC) are encouraged to foster a spirit of openness, dialogue and critical reflection. We believe that today's complex problems can be creatively addressed through the study of philosophy and theology in the Dominican tradition, centered on academic excellence and personal growth. Thanks to intimate class sizes that allow direct access to professors, DUC students from across Canada and around the world enjoy a rich academic experience.


  • Iva Apostolova: what is philosophy?

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    DUC professor Iva Apostolova discusses what philosophy is and how it helps us understand the most fundamental activities of societies.

  • Anna Djintcharadze: research interests

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    Anna Djintcharadze, professor of theology at DUC, explains her research interests and what needs to happen in theology for the 21st century.

  • The DUC experience: Andrew Cutler

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    Recent DUC graduate Andrew Cutler explains why DUC is a unique university for studying philosophy.

April 22, 2016
Why are we so afraid of making a mistake? Like any fear, the fear of making a mistake is largely irrational, hence, difficult to control. Without being a Hobbesian, I have to admit, the old man was...
April 8, 2016
According to a few English dictionaries, a (politically) correct definition of political correctness runs along these lines: it is the avoidance of forms of expression or action perceived as...
February 12, 2016
I spent over a decade enrolled as a univeristy student. Though it was by-and-large a valuable experience, it was the odd time that I truly applied myself. The following is not coming from a place of...
  • Discover DUC

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    Discover the places and people that make Dominican University College a unique home of intellectual and personal growth.