It’s probable that all the thinkers you may have studied in college were men. This discussion course will focus on women who have made major contributions to ethics by looking at the subject from women’s standpoints. There is no formal study of philosophy required to enjoy this class. Each week, materials will be posted on the Academy website for you to read– essays and excerpts from books such as Women and Evil by Nel Noddings; The Fragility of Goodness and Love’s Knowledge by Martha Nussbaum; A Question of Trust by Onara O’Neill; and Setting the Moral Compass by various authors. As we read, we will take notes about what interests us most, what we don’t understand, what thoughts we have about what we read and what pops into our heads. Then we will meet and talk about our reactions. The course is limited to 20 participants, so everybody has a chance to contribute.