PHIL 730

Philosophy of Law

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for PHIL 730.


Legal ethics has recently taken what has been called a ‘jurisprudential turn’, giving rise to ‘philosophical legal ethics’.  Philosophical legal ethics views the role of lawyers from the perspective of the philosophy of law, and political and moral philosophy. In this course we will consider a range of classic and contemporary contributions to this emerging area.

Availability 2023

Not taught in 2023




PHIL 730: 15 points