University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

74-393 African Philosophy F(3-0)

An introduction to the philosophical traditions of Africa, part historical and part contemporary. The shorter historical section will cover some themes from the thought of ancient Egypt, early Christian and Islamic philosophy in North Africa and precolonial traditions from West Africa. The greater section of the course will deal with philosophical movements in Africa since the 1960's, as well as their implications for African American thought and philosophy generally.

Prerequisites: 15 course credits.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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