PolPhil Lecture Reflection #2 (1).pdf

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Lecture Reflection #2 A History of Feminism , presented by Dr. Sarah Borden The purpose of this lecture was fairly straightforward; it aimed to give a brief overview of the history of feminism. In doing this, Dr. Borden separated the feminist movement into three waves, giving particular attention to “third wave feminism”, which is the one we are currently riding. Borden further specified the different ideologies within third wave feminism. Some of them we had already discussed in class, specifically liberal feminism and radical feminism, but Borden introduced several different and unique feminist movements such as marxist feminism, psychoanalytic feminism, and existential feminism. I appreciated the lecture because it allowed me to get a better grasp on the differences specifically between liberal and radical feminism, but at the same time the lecture confused me a bit. Borden explained a common critique radical feminists often levy against liberal feminists; I
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  • Spring '14
  • BryanT.McGraw
  • Feminism, Feminist theory, Dr. Sarah Borden

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