Òrìṣà Ethics



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The classes will survey various ethical systems, identify unstated assumptions in ethical theories, and evaluate those theories for legitimacy, relevancy, and cogency. The goal of the course is to provide learners with an Òrìṣà framework of values and ethics, leading them to make ethical decisions that are from an Òrìṣà perspective, and that are founded upon the virtue ethics of ìwàpẹ̀lẹ́ as the basis of judgment and action.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Òrìṣà and ìwàpẹ̀lẹ́
  • Philosophical Ethics
    • Consequentialism, Deontological Ethics, and Virtue Ethics
  • Ìwàpẹ̀lẹ́ and Social Ethics
    • The Òrìṣà Practitioner and the State: The role of individuals and government in meeting the needs of people in society.
    • Justice: Definition of justice and the role of individuals and the state in accomplishing justice.
    • Economics: Three major economic systems are capitalism, socialism and aṣùwàdà.
    • Problems in Public Education
  • Ìwàpẹ̀lẹ́ and Contemporary Moral Issues
    • Abortion
    • Infanticide and Euthanasia
    • Capital Punishment
    • Terrorism, War, and Peace
    • Gender and Sexual Equality
  • Practical Action: What Should I do?
  • eMaterials for Learning: All books and study materials are available in electronic format (at no additional cost) through our online Learning Management System.
  • Online Course Training Cancellation, Transfer & Refund Policy: Generally, online training course orders are not eligible for a refund, cancellation or transfer to another training course. We may approve a transfer request to take the course at a later date. Requests must be sent via email to info@ifa.university 
  • Length of Course: 5 weeks
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Availability: Twice per Year (i.e., October and March. Click Here for the Ifá Univesity Calender.)