Dec 10, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PHIL 242 - Ethics, Law, and Literature

This course is a philosophical investigation into the origins and limitations of a law-abiding society.  Great works of classical literature and contemporary film are used to explore themes of vengeance, the foundations of law, privacy, forgiveness, and violence.  This introductory level class is designed to invite a conversation between students interested in law, literature, political theory, social psychology, and ethics who are coming to philosophy for the first time.

Credits: 3

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