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Department of Philosophy

Why Choose

Located in the heart of Canada’s largest and most diverse metropolis, the Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University provides students with a unique perspective on classic and contemporary philosophical issues that are relevant to individuals and societies.


Our energetic department includes 17 full-time professors. We offer a Master of Arts in Philosophy, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, an Option in Philosophy, a Minor in Ethics, and a Certificate in Ethics. We also offer many other courses available to all full-time and part-time students. Starting in Fall 2016, we will also offer two double-majors (History-Philosophy and English-Philosophy).


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