PL 250 Feminist Theory 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

Examination of philosophical texts, issues, and analyses concerning the nature, status, and experience of women. Attention will be devoted to global patterns of gender discrimination and philosophical explanations and critiques of these patterns. Additional topics may include philosophical analyses of social justice, philosophical analyses of gender, philosophical analyses of power hierarchies, social roles, and related issues. Readings will include works by classic and contemporary philosophers.