2018-2019 Catalog 
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PHIL 340 - Feminist Philosophy

A study of twentieth-century feminist philosophers from across the globe and the challenges that they have posed to basic frameworks of the Western philosophical tradition. Emphasis on the role of feminist analysis in enabling a critical understanding of basic categories of Western thought, including reason, objectivity, identity, and power. Attention will also be paid to tensions within feminist philosophy as well intersections among feminist, socialist, antimilitarist, and postcolonial analysis. Likely authors include Simone de Beauvoir as well as representative thinkers from feminist epistemology, feminist political theory, and transnational feminism.