Faculty of Arts


PHIL 217

Philosophy of Law


Description

Themes in contemporary Western philosophy of law, relating to debates between substantive and procedural conceptions of law, including questions about the nature of legal rules, legal reasons and the relationship between law and morality. Major positions in legal theory will be covered, from legal positivism to critical legal studies.

Availability 2012

Summer School

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Tim Dare

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

PHIL 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points in Philosophy or 90 points passed

Restrictions

PHIL 337


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