PHIL 420 (01) - Introduction to Philosophy of Law and Justice

Intro to Phil of Law/Justice

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 53882
Introduction to debates regarding how ethical values relate to law and justice. Is justice universal or relative? Are laws making progress toward justice? How should we balance liberty and equality? Should freedom of speech be an absolute right? Does the state have too much power, or too little? Are laws applied fairly by police and the justice system? Why do we punish? What is the relationship between wealth, race, and justice? Discussion.
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Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Nicholas Smith

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm HS 107
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