PHIL 239

Philosophy and Feminism

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An introduction to philosophical issues raised in and by feminist thought. Topics may include: the influence of feminist perspectives on the framing and study of philosophical problems; an examination of concepts, issues, and arguments underlying feminist claims; liberal feminism; Marxist feminism; radical feminism; feminism and race; an examination of current issues such as gender essentialism, pornography, mothering, and reproductive rights from a feminist perspective.


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Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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