Social Constructs

Sociální konstrukty

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How do metaphysics and our understanding of the world interrelate? Abigail Thorn’s YouTube channel on philosophy gives us insight into the social constructs that shape our ‘reality’.
What makes a platypus a mammal? What are social constructs, and why do they make some people angry? In her book Gender Trouble, philosopher Judith Butler considers sex a social construct. Why are some context characteristics important while creating categories of meaning and others not?
Runtime: 25 min.
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2021
Cast: Abigail Thorn