Dominican University College - Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa, Canada

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.

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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…...

Thesis Defence

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 13:30   Thesis Defence - Amy Gordon The privilege fallacy: toward a theory of political emotions June 5, 2018, 1:30pm - Dominican University College, room 202 The DUC community and general public is invited to attend the doctoral defence of doctoral candidate, Amy Gordon to take place at Dominican University College on June 5 at 1:30pm. Her doctoral thesis is entitled The privilege fallacy: toward a... 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 »