PHIL 177   Feminist Theory (3 Hours)

This course is an introduction to feminist thought through some of its major theories, figures, and issues. We will address various questions regarding gender relations and inequalities, what feminism is, and how feminist concerns intersect with issues related to class, race, ethnicity, and the environment. We will consider feminist perspectives regarding contemporary ethical and political issues as well. Throughout the course, we will critically examine a range of perspectives and their applications in order to develop a deeper understanding of feminist thought in theory and practice.