PHI 259 Philosophy and Racism (ES): ES
PRISM #
3268
Credits
3
Format
LEC
Days
TTh 01:00PM – 02:15PM
Instructor
Hanson,Richard J
Room
A233
Final Exam
12-21-17 1:00PM- 3:00PM
Section
L001
Session
Regular Academic Session
Start Date
9/5/2017
End Date
12/22/2017
Class Type
Standard
Open Seats
18

Description

Examination of the concept of race in the societies that use this notion to structure themselves - with concentration on its use in the United States. The following topics are part of the course: what racism is, particularly how racism is seen from the dominant standpoint as opposed to how racism is seen from those who experience it; how the structure of racism has differed in regard to different ethnic groups; comparison of the experience of at least two different ethnic groups in the US in this regard; the place (or lack of place) of (im)morality in the creation of and in solutions to the problem. HU/ES

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Special Notes

Associate Degree Requirements

Humanities
Ethnic Studies