PH60D — Advanced African Philosophy

Course Outline

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This course provides the opportunity to explore such issues as: The relevance of Philosophy in African, Themes in African, such as Epistemological Issues, Metaphysical Issues, Axiological Issues. Other Special Themes in African Philosophy: slavery, colonialism, leadership vacuum, educational issues, morality of oppression, dependency syndrome, scapegoat mentality, identity crises, etc., and intellectual figures in African Philosophy such as Sithole, Awolowo, Nkrumah, Nyerere, Cabral, Mandela, Tutu, Wiredu, Oruka, Sodipo, Hountondji, etc. will be explored.

Methodology

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Course will be administered by a combination of Seminars and Lectures.

Contact Hours: 3 Hours weekly.

Evaluation

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  • One Course Work essay (3,500 to 4,000 words) … … 40%
  • Final Examination … … 60%

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