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    Oct 26, 2021  
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PHIL046 PO - Feminism and Science (CP)

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered spring 2021.
Instructor(s): S. Castagnetto
Credit: 1

This course examines feminist perspectives on and critiques of science and technology, traditional scientific world views, and how gendered and other values inform scientific theory and practice.  Topics include the current and historical participation of women in science, with attention to race, class, and nationality; scientific theories of sex differences; the scientific construction of sex; issues in women’s health; and environmental issues.  This is a Napier course and will include participation of about 6 elders from the Pilgrim Place retirement community, offering an opportunity for intergenerational discussion and mentoring. 
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3; Analyzing Difference



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