Academic Catalog

PHIL305 PHILOSOPHY OF SEX AND GENDER

Course Code: 2410305
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ARET KARADEMR
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is a general introduction to the essentialism/social constructivism and realism/nominalism debates with respect to the concepts of sex and gender. Several theories on the nature of sex and gennder will be discussed from different perspectives such as Freudian, Existentialist, Feminist, and queer.