A study of some main problems in legal philosophy. Emphasis is given to actual law, e.g. criminal law and contracts, as a background to questions of law's nature. Specimen topics: police powers in Canada, contractual obligation, insanity defence, judicial reasoning and discretion, civil liberties, legal responsibility, natural law and legal positivism.
Antirequisite(s): The former MIT 2020F/G.
Extra Information: 2 hours.
Course Weight: 1.00
Subject Code: PHILOSOP
This course is also offered at:
This Course is Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages: