Courses & Units

Sex, Bodies, and Philosophy HAF235

Hobart

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Sex, Bodies, and Philosophy
Unit code HAF235
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator

Dr. Lucy Tatman

Teaching staff

Dr. Lucy Tatman

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Be familiar with the key theoretical concepts in a feminist philosopher’s work.
  2. Comprehend the relations and dependencies between the key theoretical concepts under consideration such that the concepts collectively form a coherent theoretical framework.
  3. Be able to engage in a feminist philosophical analysis of contemporary issues of global social concern

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091701 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly Lecture (2 hours)

Weekly Tutorial (1 hour)

Assessment

Task 1: Essay, 1000 words (15%)

Task 2: Essay, 2000 words (35%)

Task 3: Final exam (40%)

Task 4: Tutorial participation (10%)

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Textbooks

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