Dominican University College - Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa, Canada

Dominican University College - Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa, Canada

Dominican University College (DUC) is a first-class research university for students who want to think through deep and complex questions in philosophy and theology. We offer a personalized learning environment and encourage rigorous, critical thinking in a spirit of openness. Our small-class sizes and innovative teaching methods make DUC an ideal place for students seeking to become expert researchers and well-rounded people.

  • Welcome to DUC

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  • The DUC Experience: Gordon Lund

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  • Iva Apostolova: what is philosophy?

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November 25, 2016
Philosophy, especially academic philosophy, is not a discipline women are typically associated with. Why is that, one might ask? Like anything else related to philosophy, there is no easy or...
October 6, 2016
Any first-year philosophy student is familiar with the oldest syllogism in the book, “All men are mortal, Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.” Rather logical, is it not? But when it...
September 6, 2016
« Débuter »? Le verbe dit seulement, selon son étymologie, quitter un lieu, un poste. Cela dit partir. Pas plus. Débuter une année universitaire signalerait alors simplement ce qui avait été un but…...

Orientation Session for New Students: August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 11:30       Save the Date! Invitation for all new DUC students! Orientation Session - August 30, 2018 Congratulations! Welcome to Dominican University College. Are you excited to start your new academic journey?  On August 30, 2018, all new students are invited to an orientation session which includes a BBQ, information presentation, plus a campus tour!    RSVP Information All new students will be ... Read more »

Hume Today

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 09:00     Hume Today Call for Papers December 6, 2018 - Dominican University College / Department of Philosophy, University of Ottawa In 2013, Gil Delannoi asked in the periodical Commentaire if, in the end, David Hume was perhaps the “greatest philosopher of the Enlightenment” despite his less famous posterity than that of Voltaire or Rousseau. Delannoi reminds us of the novelty of Hume’s thought... Read more »