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African Ethics and Politics - PLS2602

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module provides students of all disciplines with knowledge of African Ethics and Political Philosophy. It aims at exploring African value systems and sharpening students` comprehension of contemporary African Ethics and Political Philosophy. Facilitating student's aptitudes to discern the implications of African Ethics for the transformation of the post-colonial African society, and its core ethos. Through the application of the philosophical method, students will develop independent reasoning demonstrated in the explanation and defence of their positions. Students who successfully complete PLS2602 will have developed critical thinking skills, possess the competency to clarify concepts, and be able to discuss as well as analyse political and ethical problems from the perspective of the African experience. PLS2602 empowers students to apply knowledge gained to various ethical and political problems.