LAW7896 - Law and Philosophy

LAW7896 - Law and Philosophy

Course Number: 

7896

Type: 

Seminar

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course is a study of law in light of the thought of such philosophers as Pierce, Wittgenstein, Carnap, Sellars, Davidson, and Kripke. Readings will be mostly of ordinary legal materials: cases, occasionally articles. The philosophy will be applied to these materials and to the general problem of the nature of law. No background in philosophy is assumed.