|Spring Term 2019 History of Philosophy: New Narratives from 17th and 18th Century Women Philosophers - 3281 - PHIL 227
Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy or sophomore standing
Catalog Description : An introduction to philosophical texts by women authors in Early Modern Europe, including Émilie Du Chatelet, Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, Christine de Pizan, Margaret Cavendish, Mary Astell and Anne Conway. We will consider the import of these texts on controversial topics of the time: new scientific methods, gender equality, political rule, the nature of mind and body, religious authority and morality. Lecture/discussion with written assignments.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course