Apr 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 325 - Women and Philosophy

An examination of what the history of philosophy has claimed about the significance of gender with particular attention to the characterization of women in those texts and the impact of this history on contemporary thought. PHIL 325 and WGSS 351 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered on even numbered years. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Credits: (5)

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

  • Examine the dominant conceptions of gender in the history of philosophy
  • Identify how these conceptions play out in contemporary gender articulations
  • Examine contemporary feminist theory’s challenges to these ideas, and the range of perspectives used in those challenges
  • Critically evaluate these theoretical assumptions, identifying both their strengths and limitations

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