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the Department of Philosophy

About the department

As one of Canada's most respected Philosophy departments, we offer our students a supportive community to develop their voice and philosophical background. Learn the skills of argument and abstract reasoning. Expand on your specialized interests. Benefit from support in finding your career path.

Our research is primarily directed in two broad areas: ethics (including applied ethics) and political philosophy; and metaphysics, with aspects in the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, logic and philosophy of language. Beyond these areas, our faculty's individual interests range across both contemporary and historical topics in Philosophy. We are proud to offer an intellectually nurturing environment for our students.

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