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PHIL 242 Introduction to Feminist Theory (3 credits)

Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)


Philosophy : An introduction to feminist theory as political theory. Emphasis is placed on the plurality of analyses and proposals that constitute contemporary feminist thought. Some of the following are considered: liberal feminism, marxist and socialist feminism, radical feminism, postmodern feminism, francophone feminism, and the contributions to feminist theory by women of colour and lesbians.

Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

Instructors: Edwin Zoltan Filotas (Fall) Marguerite Deslauriers, Enrica Quaroni (Summer)

  • Note: Since this course is being taught abroad, the Victoria Day statutory holiday will not be taken into consideration. Therefore, students are expected to attend their lecture on Monday, May 19, 2014.