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…...

Student Conference in Philosophy and Theology

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 18:00 to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 19:00
    Annual Student Conference in Philosophy and Theology The student association of Dominican University College will be holding its Annual Student Conference in Philosophy and Theology for graduate and undergraduate students on Friday, February 23 & Saturday, February 24. We welcome papers in any and all areas of philosophy, theology, and associated educational tracks.  Organized by... Read more »

Idealist Philosophies of History

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, April 20, 2018 - 17:00
  Idealist Philosophies of History Call for papers April 19-20, 2018 - Dominican University College / Memorial University Keynote speakers: Jeffrey Reid (University of Ottawa) and George di Giovanni (McGill University) Dominican University College, in collaboration with Memorial University, is pleased to announce the call for papers for its upcoming conference Idealist Philosophies of History to... Read more »

CALL FOR PAPERS - Inaugural Canadian Aristotle Society Conference May 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, May 11, 2018 - 18:00
      CALL FOR PAPERS It is with great pleasure to announce the inaugural conference of the Canadian Aristotle Society for May 9, 10, and 11, 2018, at Dominican University College, Ottawa, ON. The theme of  this conference is the following: Aristotle: A Critic of Plato. Please submit a one-page abstract to Dr. Mark Nyvlt at mark.nyvlt@dominicanu.ca. The deadline is January 31st, 2018. Our first... Read more »