Feminist Philosophy (PHI2102.01)

Catherine McKeen

Contemporary feminism is a multi-faceted social justice movement to end gender-based oppression. Throughout its history, feminism has had a complicated relationship with philosophy. In this course, we will explore that relationship, as well as various contested conceptual terrains, such as: agency, affinity, equality, difference, freedom, intersectionality, power, sexuality, and work. We will use philosophical tools and methods to come to grips with some of feminism’s perennially critical questions: What is gender difference? How is agency exercised under oppression? What is feminist freedom? What change does feminism imagine in the world? Readings will include recent and contemporary work at the intersections of feminism and philosophy.

Learning Outcomes:

Delivery Method: Entirely remote (synchronous)
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
M/Th 10:00AM - 11:50AM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: One time only

Categories: All courses , Entirely Remote , Philosophy