24.235J Philosophy of Law

Class Info

Examines fundamental issues in philosophy of law, such as the nature and limits of law and a legal system, and the relation of law to morality, with particular emphasis on the philosophical issues and problems associated with privacy, liberty, justice, punishment, and responsibility. Historical and contemporary readings, including court cases. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided.

This class has no prerequisites.

24.235J will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by J. Markovits.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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