Issues in Feminist Philosophy

This course is an introduction to some issues in contemporary feminist philosophy. It’s available to first-year undergraduate philosophy students, and subsidiary students from other departments. The topics covered are:

  1. Justice, oppression and privilege
  2. Gender and evolutionary psychology
  3. Feminine appearance – Bartky and the Panopticon
  4. Anorexia
  5. Pornography and silencing
  6. Treating things as people
  7. Hermeneutic injustice
  8. Reforming language
  9. Cultural relativism and the notion of ‘a culture’
  10. Universal goods and epistemic caution