Undergraduate Module Descriptor
PHL2027: Feminist Philosophy
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
The reading list and seminar texts for the course can be found on the ELE page. Basic readings include the following sources:
- Angela Davis: Women, Race and Class, 1983
- Sandra Harding (ed): The feminist theory standpoint reader: Intellectual and political controversies (2004) New York: Routledge
- Harriet Taylor-Mill: The Enfranchisement of Women, (1851), in: Ann Robson: Sexual Equality, A John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor Mill, and Helen Taylor Reader (1994), Toronto University Press. See reference at http://womhist.alexanderstreet.com/awrm/doc15.htm .
- Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) online at: http://www.earlymoderntexts.com/pdfs/wollstonecraft1792.pdf .
- A Companion to Feminist Philosophy, Alison Jaggar and Iris M. Young (eds), Blackwell, Cambridge, 1998
- Nancy Fraser, Fortunes of Feminism, Verso 2013
And sections/chapters from
- Judith Butler ‘Gender Trouble
- Tom Digby (ed) Men Doing Feminism, Routledge 1998
- Sandra Harding: Postcolonial and Feminist Philosophy of Science and Technology (2009)
- Carol Gilligan: In A Different Voice (1982), Harvard University Press.
- Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell and Nancy Fraser: Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange (Thinking Gender) (1995), Routledge.
- Cressida Heyes, Feminist solidarity after queer theory: The case of transgender, Signs, Summer 2003, 28(4), pp. 1093-1120
- Uma Narayan and Sandra Harding (eds.): Decentering the Center: Philosophy for a Multicultural Postcolonial and Feminist World (2000), Indiana University Press.
ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/