Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 212 - Women in Philosophy I


Introduces the student to the contributions by women in philosophy from ancient times through the Middle Ages. The course provides a critical examination of their philosophic views and explores philosophical issues such as oppression, morality, the meaning of equality, and the role of the family. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the issues addressed by the philosopher under discussion from ancient times through the Middle Ages.
  • Identify the position that the philosopher is taking on these issues.
  • Explain how a female philosopher’s argument supports her position.
  • Determine the relevance of the philosopher’s position to modern times.
  • Evaluate the contributions that the philosopher has made to the discussion of these issues.

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