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Doctorate in Philosophy

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Saint Paul University offers to students in the Department of Philosophy of the University of Ottawa the possibility of obtaining a pontifical degree at the conclusion of their various programs of study. Special examinations are necessary in order to conform to the requirements of Saint Paul University pontifical charter.

The examination will consider authors and parts of works that fulfill the requirements set out by the apostolic constitution Sapientia Chritiana and will consider the four following classical areas: moral philosophy, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics. The choice of authors and works will be determined by the Faculty Council.