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Subject Course Section Course Title Course Description Instructor Files Term
LS 351 001 Philosophy of Law

Basic themes in the philosophy of law. Issues include the nature of law and its relation to morality and politics, legal reasoning, the justification of punishment, and theories of rights, responsibility, and liability.

 

Held with PHIL 327

 

Offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Stéphanie Grégoire Fall 2022
LS 401 001, 002, 003 Law, Culture, and Rights

This seminar explores the intersection of culture and rights from a legal studies perspective in order to better understand the diversity of ways that law shapes our society, and vice versa. Students will debate and assess selected topics from the perspective of various disciplines spanning the social sciences and humanities.

 

Offered on campus

Honor Brabazon, Frederick Desroches Fall 2022
LS 402 001, 002 Perspectives on Legal Authority and Subjectivity

This seminar explores the relation between those who make or administer law and select legal subjects whose lives and identities are shaped by law. Students will debate and assess selected perspectives while touching on various disciplines spanning the social sciences and humanities.

 

Offered on campus

Susan Dianne Brophy, Carlie Leroux-Demir Fall 2022
LS 496 001 Special Topics in Legal Studies - Law of the Environment

This course will deal with selected topics in legal studies. Subjects will be dependent upon the research and/or instructional interests of faculty.

 

Offered on campus

Anastasia Tataryn Fall 2022
MEDVL 115 001 Crusading in the Middle Ages

This course examines the historical events and cultural assumptions that led to the European phenomenon of crusading, or holy war, between 1095 and 1453.

 

Held with HIST 115

 

Offered on campus

Eduardo Fabbro Fall 2022
MEDVL 252 081 Medieval Monsters

This course exposes students to a number of disciplinary methodologies (historical, anthropological, geographical, literary, archaeological, philosophical, and philological). Each focuses on exploring the common theme of medieval monsters, such as werewolves, giants, summoned spirits, demons, revenants, centaurs, wild men and wild women, and political monsters.

 

Offered online

Andrew Moore Fall 2022
PHIL 100J 001, 002 Introduction to Philosophy

This course seeks to introduce students to the nature of philosophy. This is done through the examination of core texts and figures in the history of philosophy as well as in the discussion of perennial philosophical questions.

 

LEC 001 offered on campus

LEC 002 offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Jason Hoult, Stéphanie Grégoire Fall 2022
PHIL 200J 001 Aristotelian Logic

An introduction to the understanding of how words are used, the formation of propositions, the construction of arguments and the examination of fallacies to help the student argue with order, facility and without error.

 

Offered in a blended format with on campus and online components

Stéphanie Grégoire Fall 2022
PHIL 284 001 Great Works: Modern

A historical survey of modern philosophy in the Western tradition.

 

Offered online

Jason Hoult Fall 2022
PHIL 319J 001 Ethics of End-of-Life Care

What options does a person reaching the end of life have and how can they best be cared for? How can we balance patient autonomy with the expertise of the health-care provider and the demands of the health-care system? This course will help students think philosophically and critically about issues like these in their cultural, historical, and legal context. Specific topics may include consent, human dignity, euthanasia, refusal or withdrawal of treatment, palliative care and holistic patient care, pluralism and diverse understandings of dying, and treatment of the elderly.

 

Offered on campus

Andrew Stumpf Fall 2022