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Department of Philosophy

Welcome to the 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.


We offer a Master of Arts in Philosophy, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, double-majors (in History-Philosophy and English-Philosophy), an Option in Philosophy, a Minor in Ethics, a Minor in Philosophy, a Certificate in Ethics, and many other Philosophy courses available to all students. In addition, we offer courses in Music, a Minor in Music and Culture, a Certificate in Music, and several courses in Religious Studies.