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Why study Philosophy at TMU?

The great philosophers throughout history have taught us the importance of questioning everything. Questions about the meaning of life, the nature of beauty, the foundations of political power, the existence of God, the concepts of right and wrong, the essence of reality itself and our knowledge of it - these all lead us closer to understanding who we are and the world around us.

Toronto Metropolitan University is located in the heart of downtown, and the Philosophy Department reflects the diversity and vitality of the city. Our department is composed of 21 faculty members who are passionately committed to student success.

It is not surprising that more and more employers are attracted to graduates who have had a philosophy background: not only is the study of philosophy an excellent way to improve critical reasoning, communication, and writing skills, it also cultivates innovative and independent thinkers who understand the big picture, and can engage creatively with the world around them.



Why are employers attracted to Philosophy students?


Discover the different ways you can study Philosophy:

Current Students

If you have any questions about your program, or your degree requirements, contact your program's director or administrator.

If you have questions about the curriculum, consult the official university calendar.

There are many resounces to support you on campus - here are some key ones.

It is a great idea to get involved with student groups on campus! The philosophy-specific ones are listed below, and there are many, many more (external link) .

Here are some awards for which you may be eligible.

High School Philosophy Teachers and Guidance Counsellors

We would love to connect with you!

  • We can arrange to give guest lectures in your Grade 11 and 12 Philosophy classes.
  • We can also set up campus visits, so that your students can sit in on a university lecture in philosophy and meet with our faculty and students in person. 

Please contact us if this interests you and your students.
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