2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

PHI 354 Africana Philosophy

3 hours 

This course introduces students to the rich and diverse field of Africana philosophy, which is essentially philosophy of and about Africa and its diaspora. The first half of the course covers African philosophy, while the second half covers the philosophy of Africans in the Americas. Possible themes include: (1) the tension between tradition and modernity; (2) the philosophical meaning of racism and white supremacy; (3) the relevance of philosophy to liberation movements throughout Africa and its diaspora; and (4) philosophical anthropology.



Cross Listed Courses

AFR 354


ENG 201 and PHI 231