Curriculum

Jurisprudence Seminar: Rationality and Responsibility

Credits: 2.00
Faculty: Bailey Kuklin

The seminar readings and discussions focus on questions relating to legal and moral responsibility. After an introduction to moral and political theory, the seminar topics include, among other things, the relationship of law and morality, the nature and limits of rationality, notions of moral and legal responsibility, paternalism, self-paternalism, and strict liability. Students will write a paper that may satisfy the Upperclass Writing Requirement.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade with pass/fail option. A paper is required which may be used to satisfy the Upperclass Writing Requirement.