PHIL 336

Philosophy of Law

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An examination of relationships among law, politics and morality. Topics may include: the nature and foundations of law; how legal reasoning relates to moral and other reasoning; civil disobedience; the nature and foundation of legal obligations; theories of punishment; the nature and justification of individual and group rights; the nature and justification of international legal institutions.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PHIL 336, PHIL 328.


  • 4.5 units of PHIL courses; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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