Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 15-366 Latin American Philosophy (3)
This course is an introduction to philosophy in Latin America. We first raise the question, "Is there a Latin Philosophy?". We then explore the Latin American response to the perennial problems of European philosophy. Topics may include: human nature, epistemology, freedom and liberation, colonialism and oppression, racism, and ethnic and cultural identity. Prerequisite: 15-110 Introduction to Philosophy or consent of the instructor.