Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

PHIL 4675 Philosophy of Law

What is the basis of law? How do we decide if laws are just? Is the rule of law really merely the rule of certain interests? What is a state of exception and how have these states of exception been justified? Using recent and contemporary philosophical textswe will explore these issues as well as others. Thsi will be a discussion based seminar. Prerequisite: PHIL 2010 or permission of instructor.