May also be taken as Philosophy unit
Feminist philosophy, psychoanalysis, existential phenomenology and queer theory have raised stimulating questions about the body. This unit examines how the body is theorised, how it interacts with questions of culture and class, and explores the implications of our understanding of the body and gender for epistemology, ethics and politics. In short, we examine what it means to be embodied.
|Unit name||Philosophy and the Body|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Philosophy and Gender Studies|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
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2-hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial weekly
3000 words internal assessment (50%); tutorial participation, including a minimum of 2 online quizzes demonstrating student engagement (10%); 2-hr examination (40%).
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