Undergraduate Course: Topics in the Philosophy of Gender and Race (PHIL10172)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will examine advanced topics in the philosophy of race or gender.
This course covers an advanced topic in the philosophy of gender and race. Topics will vary year to year, but may include epistemic injustice, the relationship between political justice and race, the nature and mechanisms of oppression, or the metaphysics of race and gender, or the relevance of philosophy of race and gender to other areas of philosophy.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Knowledge and Reality (PHIL08017) AND
Mind, Matter and Language (PHIL08014)
||Other requirements|| Students who have not taken Knowledge and Reality (PHIL08017) and Mind, Matter and Language (PHIL08014) must gain permission from the Course Organiser before enrolling on this course.
Students studying on MA Cognitive Science (Humanities) are permitted to take this course without having met the pre-requisites of Mind, Matter and Language and Knowledge and Reality. However, it is advisable that students discuss the suitability of the course with their PT and the course organiser before enrolling.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Mid-term essay of 1,500 words (40%)«br /»
End-of-semester essay of 2,500 words (60%)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of an advanced topic in the philosophy of race or gender.
- Better contribute to discussion of issues of race and gender, in both academic and non-academic contexts.
- Analyse and evaluate different approaches to race and gender.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Katie Monk
|Course secretary||Miss Ann-Marie Cowe
Tel: (0131 6)50 3961