Course level



Humanities and Social Sciences


Historical & Philosophical Inq




One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour


PD219, PHIL7219

Assessment methods

Assignments, or assignment & take-home examination

Course coordinator

Dr M Boulous Walker

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

An exploration of the relations between feminism & the tradition of Western philosophy through a critical discussion of terms such as reason, identity, the other, & desire. The work of Simone de Beauvoir, Michèle Le Doeuff, Luce Irigaray, Hélène Cixous, Monique Wittig & Marguerite Duras to be considered. This course may not run if there are fewer than 20 enrolments.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile