|Module code||FIL 310|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
In this module the focus is on understanding humankind and its relation to reality and knowledge. The focus of the module as a whole is philosophical anthropology or contemporary metaphysics, and it trraces the development of the conceptions of ‘self’ and ‘subjectivity’ in any given philosophical tradition in Africa, the West or more generally the Global South by focussing on questions such as the relation between consciousness, self-consciousness and the human unconscious; the meaning of life; the nature of personal identity and the issue of free will.
|Service modules||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
|Prerequisites||At least three of FIL 110, 120, 210, 220|
|Contact time||1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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