Credits: 3 credits
Continuing from PHIL 2010 and PHIL 2210, students focus on rights and duties, political philosophy, and theories of legal and political obligation. Legal reasoning as it applies to society and the state captures another axis of analysis in this course. Topics may include seminal decisions by the Supreme Court of Canada; punishment; deterrence versus retributivism; justification of law making; majority rule versus minority rights; and human rights.
Prerequisite: Completion of 45 credits (any discipline), or permission of the instructor.
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