Traditional African Philosophy

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Course Venue:

Lecture Room 2

College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Course Schedule

7 AM: 
8 AM
Course Code: 
PHI 3103
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Academic Programs: 
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

A study of African philosophy as rooted in African culture and history, its nature and relevance and the various opinions of African philosophers about it.  The course undertakes specifically a critical examination of African traditional thought about fundamental aspects of human existence as reflected in the traditional conceptions of God, nature, person, mind, free will, cause and chance, destiny, time, life, death, morality, society, etc.,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Course Objective:The course mainly targets the development of indigenous African philosophers or philosophical thinking which gleans ideas from traditional African systems of thought.   

Learning Outcomes: 
  • To encourage students to develop African philosophical perspectives
  • To help participants examine traditional African thought
  • To help students distinguish between African anthropology from African philosophy


Traditional African Philosophy
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