Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

PHIL 338: Philosophy, Sex, and Gender

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

An exploration of how concepts of sex and gender both structure key philosophical ideas and put such ideas into question. The course examines the ways patriarchal structures situate woman as the 'other' as well as alternative feminist approaches to sexuality, subjectivity, the body, and language. An overriding theme is the relationship between questions of sexual difference and other key issues in contemporary philosophy. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: 3 hours of PHIL or Permission of Instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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