Sep 20, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 357 - Philosophy of Race

This course will examine the philosophical significance of race: interrogating its reality and legitimacy as a category of identify, and the political and social implications of racial identify, both historically and in contemporary contexts.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Examine the way in which social identity is formed and maintained, and its pervasive influence on our lives.
  • Analyze historical conceptions of race, and how these ideas and associated practices have influenced contemporary society.
  • Analyze philosophical positions on the reality and legitimacy of race, as a category of identity.
  • Critically reflect on their own positions on these issues and those of others, both in writing and in discussion.
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