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2020-2021 Catalog
PHM 5405: Philosophy of Law

Course Description for Philosophy of Law

PHM5405: Philosophy of Law
Prerequisite:  Admission to the MA in Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics OR admission to the Graduate Certificate in Applied Ethics OR permission of the Philosophy Graduate Coordinator. The focus of this course is on such concepts as justice, rights, civil liberties, authority, responsibility and punishment. Attention is also given to the relation of law to psychiatry and to morality.