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
 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.