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Ryerson University

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Ryerson University’s Department of Philosophy is a rising centre of excellence in the North American philosophical community. 


This innovative and intensive Philosophy program at the Ryerson University contributes to the thriving research culture in Canada’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. 

Focused on core areas of philosophy, the program enables students to augment their undergraduate experience and pursue doctoral studies.

Research Areas

  • 19th-Century Philosophy
  • Aesthetics
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Canadian Philosophy
  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • Existentialism
  • Metaphysics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of the Environment
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Social and Political Philosophy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Area Readings
  • Professional Seminar
  • Phenomenology and Existentialism
  • Recent Continental Philosophy
  • Critical Theory
  • Contemporary Political Thought

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General requirements

  • Completion of a four-year undergraduate (or equivalent) degree from an accredited institution
  • Statement of interest
  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Sample of work
  • English language proficiency requirement

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1502 - 2563 CAD /month
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