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PH354G: KNOWLEDGE, POWER AND SOCIETY (2017-2018)

Last modified: 05 Jul 2017 11:46


Course Overview

This course examines issues lying at the intersection of epistemology and social, political and feminist philosophy. We will investigate how differences in the power of certain social groups affect the ability to create and share knowledge, and vice-versa. Topics of discussion include epistemic injustice, propaganda and the signficance of minority groups' pride movements.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Federico Luzzi

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course examines issues lying at the intersection of epistemology and social, political and feminist philosophy. We will investigate how differences in the power of certain social groups affect the ability to create and share knowledge, and vice-versa. Topics of discussion include epistemic injustice, propaganda and the signficance of minority groups' pride movements.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • Essay (50%)
  • Take-home exam (50%)

Resit

  • Essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided on all assessments via online marking.

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