PHIL 313:Philosophy of Gender


Reappraises basic principles assumed in mainstream philosophical canons to reveal their gendered context: public vs. private domains, essential vs. accidental qualities, innate vs. learned behaviour, human rights vs. women’s rights—exposing implications of the fact that both men and women inhabit a social world which is bifurcated by gender; exploring the various connotations of masculinity vs. femininity, and the nature of prejudice.