Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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PHIL - 270. Philosophy of Law


3 credit(s)
This course provides a general introduction to philosophical questions concerning law. Among these questions are: Why does law exist? Can laws be broken morally? Why should anyone obey laws? What kinds of laws are there and how do they differ from rules and regulations? What makes punishing criminals right? These issues will be examined through a variety of writings from great historical figures such as Plato, Aquinas, Locke, and Mill, and contemporaries like Hart and Dworkin.

Prerequisite(s): PHIL 101  or PHIL 103 .
Attribute: (ATTR: ARTS, CAP, JMN, CFJ, STVP)



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