Introduction to Feminist Philosophy (2152)

Introduction to Feminist Philosophy (2152)

Times: Section 001 – Tuesday/Thursday 11:00-12:20, Section 002 – Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:00-10:50 (Spring 2019)

Professors: Lee-Ann Chae (Section 001); Kate Brelje (Section 002)

Course description: This course covers major themes in feminist philosophy through canonical and recent texts. Themes include the sex/gender distinction; oppression, equality, and justice; work and family; feminist care ethics; pornography and prostitution; sex-positivity and sex-negativity; feminist epistemology and feminist critiques of science. Throughout the course, discussions will consider the intersection of gender with race, class, disability, global location, sexuality, and age.