70:370 Philosophy and Feminism [Elliott]

Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

After examining the philosophical foundation of some of the representative feminist theories, this course will focus on the challenge of feminist perspectives to the study of some of the traditional philosophical problems. Specifically, it will discuss feminist analysis of standard (particularly Western) approaches to epistemology, theory of values, the mind-body problems and questions concerning human nature.

Cross-registered with (Gender and Women's Studies) 36:370.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Rachel Elliott