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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.


Our energetic department includes 17 full-time professors. 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, and a Certificate in Ethics. We also offer many other Philosophy courses available to all students, as well as Music courses and Religious Studies courses.