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PHL 501

Oppression and the Critique of Power

This course focuses on the nature of oppression and on the work of those philosophers who have sought to uncover, understand, criticize and resist it. Topics may include: controversies in defining oppression; economic exploitation and the critique of capitalism; the politics of race and post-colonialism; the struggles of Indigenous nations and people; oppression on the basis of sex and/or gender; cultural forms of oppression; intersectional strategies of resistance.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Philosophy