PHL268H1: Philosophy and Social Criticism

Hours: 
36L

Is the objective of philosophy to understand and interpret the world, or to change it? A study of theorists who have taken philosophy to be a tool for social criticism. Topics studied may include feminism, critical race theory, anti-consumerism, the critique of mass society, and conservative cultural criticism.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)