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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2027: Feminist Philosophy

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

- The beginnings of feminist theory in the 18th and 19th Century

- The developments in 20th Century and current Feminism

- Feminist Epistemology

- Theories of Difference

- Standpoint Theory

- Feminist Ethics

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled learning activity 1111 x 1 hour lectures
Scheduled learning activity 1111 x 1 hour seminar
Guided independent study666 x 11 hrs weekly reading and working through assigned articles and books
Guided independent study20Preparing presentation and handout
Guided independent study42Independent research and writing of course essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).