Mar 23, 2023  
2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

PHL 223 - Philosophy and Gender

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Learn philosophical themes, issues and problems relevant to gendered experiences in Western culture. Survey major feminist theories of the last 200 years that have helped to define and develop women’s (and men’s) understandings of themselves. Emphasizes ways in which factors such as class, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender play roles in the constitution of gender identities and the challenges these pose in reference to community, solidarity and social change.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115  or ENG 121 .

Note: Also offered as GSS 223 ; credit is not given for both PHL 223 and GSS 223 .