Philosophy in context 320

Module code FIL 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

In this module students will philosophically engage issues of socio-political relevance in contemporary (South) Africa, the Global South and beyond. A range of themes may be investigated, such as structure and agency, social imaginaries, new social formations, institutional cultures, gender and sexuality, subject constitution, and others. These issues will be be framed in a spectrum of approaches that may include Critical Theory, Theory of Ideology, Contractarianism, Social Action Theory, and Critical Race Theory. 

Module credits 30.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites FIL 110, 120, 210, 220 and 310
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Philosophy
Period of presentation Semester 2

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