SMNR: Law and Justice

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WED 3:45 - 5:35 pm JON 6.203


The course will be a study of the work of John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin. They are the two most influential thinkers in Anglo-American political and legal philosophy of the past half century. The study will focus on themes of constitutional government and constitutional law in their writing. Readings include: John Rawls’s, Political Liberalism, Ronald Dworkin’s Law’s Empire and (time permitting) Justice for Hedgehogs.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Political Liberalism *
John Rawls
Columbia University Press , edition: paperback
Law's Empire *
Ronald Dworkin
Harvard University Press , edition: paperback


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Date Updated
09/29/2016 Course title updated