|Module code||FIL 220|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
In this module contextually relevant aspects of human reality are reflected on through philosophy considered as practical activity. Students will engage issues of social, political, or economic relevance in contemporary (South) Africa, the Global South and beyond. A range of themes may be investigated, such as structure and agency, social imaginaries, issues of social justice, gender and sexuality, the ethics of science and technology, the role of art and others. The focus is on key themes and debates of contemporary relevance and may include issues from any of the sub-disciplines of philosophy such as political philosophy, moral philosophy, epistemology, aesthetics, philosophy of mind and artifical intelligence, and philosophy of science.
|Service modules||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
|Prerequisites||At least one of FIL 110, 120|
|Contact time||1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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