Fall 2021 - CRIM 338 D100
Philosophy of Law (3)
Class Number: 2349
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 13, 2021
12:00 PM – 12:00 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
Prerequisites:CRIM 101 and 135.
Introduction to the philosophy of law. Concepts of law, constitution and sovereignty. The nature and sources of the law. Examination of natural law, legal positivism, Kelsen's pure theory of law, legal realism, modern normative and analytical theories, critical legal theory and feminist theory.
- Participation 15%
- Individual Assignment 15%
- Midterm Exam 30%
- Final Exam (Take-Home) 40%
1. Keith C. Culver, Michael Giudice, J.E. Bickenbach (eds). (2018). Canadian Cases in the Philosophy of Law, 5th edition. Peterborough: Broadview Press. (Available in paperback or e-book: https://broadviewpress.com/product/canadian-cases-in-the-philosophy-of-law-fifth-edition/#tab-description)
2. Other readings will be assigned via Canvas and/or the SFU Library
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