Teaching

I currently teach two undergraduate courses:

V73MMP Merleau-Ponty
This course focuses on the Phenomenology of Perception. The topics covered include:
Background to phenomenology
Husserl
Objective Thought and perception
Absorbed coping and reckoning with the possible
Intentionality
The mind
Self-knowledge
The world
Other people
Freedom

V71FEM 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:
Justice, oppression and privilege
Gender and evolutionary psychology
Feminine appearance – Bartky and the Panopticon
Anorexia
Pornography and silencing
Treating things as people
Hermeneutic injustice
Reforming language
Cultural relativism and the notion of ‘a culture’
Universal goods and epistemic caution