Courses: Love, Friendship, and the Ethical Life (PHILH105A01)

Fall 2008

Different conceptions of the role of love and friendship in ethical life. Readings include ancient Greek philosophy (Plato's Symposium, and Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics), modern European philosophy (Kant's Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals, and Mill's On the Subjection of Women), and contemporary postmodern and feminist philosophy (Derrida's The Politics of Friendship, and Irigaray's The Ethics of Sexual Difference).

Fulfills: HU III


Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By

Kathleen Wright (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 101

Meeting Times

TTh 1:00-2:30