PHIL 3724 Latin American Philosophy
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 9.3.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Examination of some of the central issues in Latin American philosophy in the medieval, modern and contemporary periods. Such topics as the definition of humanity, morality and colonialism, independence, race, gender, identity, social justice, moral and aesthetic value. Various philosophical perspectives such as positivism, pragmatism, existentialism.
Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1].