Feminist Theories

Feminist Theories I

Department

Women’s Studies

Master’s/ Doctoral Program Name

M.A. in Women’s Studies

Course Name

Feminist Theories I

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Solmaz Zelyüt

The Lecturer’s E-Mail Address

solmazzelyut@hotmail.com

Course Status

Compulsory    X

Elective  

Course Credits

Theoretical Credits:   3       

Practise Credits:

Total Credits: 3

Course ECTS

5

Semester Course

 1.Fall X        2.Spring □         3.Fall □           4.Spring  □  

 

The Aim Of The Course

Recognising the philosophical roots of feminist theories.

Course Content

In order to identify the relation between feminism as a modern thought and Descartes as the founder of modern philosopy, first of all we try to understand the main line with Descartes’ philosophy and later to discuss the Cartesian feminist theories.

Reguested or Recommended Reading List

Bordo, Susan, Feminist Interpretations of René Descartes, University Park: Penn State University Press, 1999.

Descartes, René, The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, 3 Vols., Trans. John Cottingham, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985-1991.

Keane, John, Civil Society and The State: New European Perspectives, Verso Publication, London and New York, 1988.

Lloyd, Genevieve, Feminism and History of Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2002.

 

 

Lecturer:

Title, Name and Surname      : Prof. Dr. Solmaz Zelyüt

 

 

 

 

Feminist Theories II

Department

Women’s Studies

Master’s/ Doctoral Program Name

M.A. in Women’s Studies

Course Name

Feminist Theories II

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Solmaz Zelyüt

The Lecturer’s E-Mail Address

solmazzelyut@hotmail.com

Course Status

Compulsory    X

Elective  

Course Credits

Theoretical Credits:   3       

Practise Credits:

Total Credits: 3

Course ECTS

9

Semester Course

 1.Fall □       2.Spring X         3.Fall □           4.Spring  □  

 

The Aim Of The Course

Recognising the philosophical roots of feministic theories.

 

Course Content

 

In order to identify the relation between feminism as a modern thought and Descartes as the founder of modern philosopy, first of all we try to understand the main line with Descartes’ philosophy and later to discuss the Cartesian feminist theories.

 

Reguested or Recommended Reading List

Benhabib, Seyla; Butler, Judith; Cornell, Drucilla, Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange (Thinking Gender), Routledge 1994.

Butler, Judith, Inside/Out: Lesbian Theories, Gay Theories, Routledge, 1991.

Butler, Judith, Gender Trouble: Feminism and The Subversion of Identity, Routledge, 1999.

Direk, Zeynep, Cinsiyetli Olmak, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2007.

Donovan, Josephine, Feminist Theory: The Intellectual Traditions, Continuum, New York, London, 2000- 07.

Graham, Julie, Gibson, Katherine, The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy, Blackwell Publishers, 2006.

Lloyd, Genevieve, The Man of Reason: "Male" and "Female" in Western Philosophy, Routledge, 1993.

Plumwood, Val, Feminism and the Mastery of Nature, Routledge, 1993.

Serdaroğlu, Ufuk, Feminist İktisat'ın Bakışı Postmodernist mi?, Eflatun Yayınevi, 2010.

 

Lecturer:

Title, Name and Surname      : Prof. Dr. Solmaz Zelyüt