Faculty of Arts


PHIL 217

Philosophy of Law


Description

Themes in contemporary Western philosophy of law, including questions about the nature of legal rules and reasoning and the relationship between law and morality. Major positions in legal theory will be covered, including classic and contemporary natural law and positivist theories, compatibilist theories and legal realism and critical legal studies.

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Availability 2018

Semester 2

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

Restrictions

PHIL 337


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