Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PHIL                                     Course Number: 301                                    
Course Title: Black Philosophical Thought in the Twentieth Century
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Students will engage in philosophical reflection on a range of questions that arise from the experiences of black people in the United States and throughout the African Diaspora. Topics to be covered will include the complexities of black identity, theories of racism, the significance of Africa and its Diaspora, gender and sexuality, and the role of the arts in black liberation struggles.

Prerequisite: PHIL 101.
Start Date:    06/30/2009                         End Date: