Africana Philosophy

LPHL-384
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
LENG-111
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Spring Only
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

In this course, students explore Africana philosophy, beginning with the ancient Egyptians and moving through the diversity of the human condition within the continent of Africa itself, as well as the African Diaspora. Students analyze key readings and examine the fundamental dimensions of Africana philosophy. In particular, students explore Africana philosophy in terms of its history, method, logic, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, religion, and politics. Through analysis of texts and research, students learn about the major scholars and schools of Africana philosophical thought.

Department: 
LART
Course chair: 
Simone Pilon
Taught By