Philosophy of Law

Philosophy of Law
The relation between natural and enacted law; theories of punishment; utilitarian and nonutilitarian theories of law; liberty.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPhil 300.
 RecommendedPhil 201, 202.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining PHIL 416
Course Outcomes: 

Figures and Topics

Know major concepts, theories, figures, and texts in the philosophy of law.

Critical Reading and Writing

Practice philosophical analysis and argumentation orally and in writing; write a cogent and well-referenced research paper on the philosophy of law.


Be able to explain the practice and value of philosophy of law.