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UGRD > PHIL > 450


This course examines a range of contemporary theories, including those of Rawls, Nozick, Feinberg, and Dworkin. It outlines the classical tradition, and introduces the work of legal positivists like Austin and Hart. Emphasis is placed on alternatives to rights based theories and on criticisms of rights systems, such as that put forward by contemporary communitarians, virtue theorists, and feminist theorists.

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2015 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 1865 MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Zurn,Christopher Frederick W01-0053 More Info