Philosophy / Philosophie

Philosophy / Philosophie


Philosophy helps sharpen your ability to analyze, to question accepted beliefs and to express ideas clearly. The critical thinking skills acquired in studying Philosophy are highly transferable: students consistently outperform others on standardized exams for law, medical, business and graduate schools.

Small classes = big advantage

Discussion in our small classes will help you develop a better understanding of different points of view and to become a better thinker, debater and writer. Philosophy majors are encouraged to participate actively, ask questions and argue for or against the theories and ideas that have been presented; this prepares you exceptionally well for a career in law, medicine, teaching, diplomacy and more.

La philosophie vous aide à affiner votre capacité de réflexion, à questionner vos croyances et à exprimer clairement vos idées. La pensée critique que vous acquerrez en étudiant la philosophie est très utile dans d’autres disciplines : les étudiants en philosophie obtiennent régulièrement des résultats supérieurs aux autres étudiants aux examens d’entrée dans les facultés de droit et de médecine, les écoles de commerce et les programmes d’études supérieures.

De petites classes = une grande différence

Grâce aux discussions dans nos petites classes, vous serez mieux à même de comprendre des points de vue divergents, vous penserez avec plus de rigueur, vous ferez mieux valoir vos idées lors de débats et vous les défendrez mieux à l’écrit. Les étudiants qui font une majeure en philosophie sont encouragés à participer activement aux cours, à poser des questions et à défendre leur point de vue en faveur ou contre les théories et les idées présentées : ceci constitue une excellente préparation en vue de carrières dans le droit, la médecine, l’enseignement, la diplomatie ou d’autres domaines.

Program Details

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Offered at

  • Glendon Campus

Degrees offered

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual

Ways to study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Experiential Education

  • Co-op or internship
  • Class-focused
  • Community-focused
  • Faculty research

Fall entry

Yes (first and upper year)

Winter entry

Yes (first and upper year)

Summer entry



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