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.

  • 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…...

After Philosophy

Thursday, April 26, 2018 -
10:00 to 12:00
    After Philosophy A workshop on career choices and alternatives for (soon-to-be) graduates of philosophy April 26, 10am-12pm - Dominican University College - Room 202 Speakers: Iva Apostolova (Dominican University College) and Jim Mitchell (former Senior Civil Servant, Government of Canada) Congratulations!  You've graduated or are about to graduate, with your philosophy degree. You've... Read more »

Inaugural Canadian Aristotle Society Conference May 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, May 11, 2018 - 18:00
      A Conference organized by the Canadian Aristotle Society The inaugural conference of the Canadian Aristotle Society will be held on May 9, 10, and 11, 2018, at Dominican University College, Ottawa, ON. The theme of the conference will focus on Aristotle and his critique of Plato’s philosophy. The conference offers scholars the opportunity to re-read Aristotle’s critique (and his philosophy... 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 »