PHIL 3726 Queer Philosophy

3 hours; 3 credits

Examination of metaphysical, epistemological and ethical issues arising from the experience of the LGBT community, including: philosophical critiques and defenses of the concept of sexual orientation; homosexuality in the Western philosophical tradition; LGBT marriage and familial relations; the ethics of outing and of being closeted; ethical issues affecting LGBT people in medicine, education and the law. This course is the same as Women's Studies 3137.



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