Philosophy of Law

PHIL A225
3.00 crs.

This course is an inquiry into the nature of law, the relevance of law to morality, the concepts of responsibility in the law, punishment, and the relevance to law of the concepts of justice, equality, and liberty. The philosophical assumptions that underlie criminal law and private law are explored. Readings are taken from classical and recent philosophers of law.

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite