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.

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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…...

Retributive Justice and Natural Law

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 19:30   Retributive Justice and Natural Law Public Conference November 8, 2018 - Dominican University College (room 219), 96 Empress Avenue, Ottawa Speaker: Dr. Peter Karl Koritansky, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Prince Edward Island With the notable exception of Immanuel Kant, a prevailing theme of modern moral and political thought is the exclusion of... Read more »

The Psalms in the Jewish and Catholic Traditions

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00     "Sing to the Lord a New Song": The Psalms in the Jewish and Catholic Traditions An Evening of Music, Dialogue, and Learning   November 13, 2018 - Kehillat Beth Israel - 1400 Coldrey Avenue, Ottawa, ON Sponsored by: the national bilateral dialogue between the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops On November 13-14, 2018, Dominican University College (DUC)... 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 »