This class is an introduction to a variety of philosophies originating in the Americas. In particular, this class will focus on traditional Mesoamerican, contemporary indigenous, and Latin American philosophies. We will look at metaphysical, ethical, and political problems, and the variety of perspectives offered by this wide array of philosophical theories. We will also focus on the distinctive analysis of colonialism and decolonization offered in the American context.
3 credits
Lower Division
The Capacities | Understanding Diversity