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GSFS0234A-F13

Philosophy & Feminism
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Philosophy and Feminism
This course will examine the contributions of various feminists and feminist philosophers to some of the central problems of philosophical methodology, epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, and ethics. Are there gendered assumptions in operation in the way particular philosophical problems are framed? For example, do the politics of gender contribute to accounts of objective knowledge and rationality? Are some philosophical perspectives better suited to the goals of feminism than others? We will also examine the general relationship between feminism and philosophy, and we will reflect on the relevance of theorizing and philosophizing for feminist political practice.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92357

Course

GSFS0234

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

GSFS0234A-F13 Lecture (Grasswick)