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Fall 2024 Seminar

Topics in Law and Philosophy

Prerequisites: By permission of instructor. The seminar is being offered “by permission of the instructor” mainly in order to afford priority to students with substantial philosophical training and interests. There will be room in the seminar for other students as well, so interested students without philosophical background should still apply. To apply, send a short statement of interest (no more than a paragraph) to Maureen Worth (

Exam Type: No Exam

This seminar will examine a variety of issues at the intersection of law and philosophy, including both philosophical accounts of law in general and philosophical perspectives on some substantive areas of law. Students will be required to complete a paper of 20-25 pages during the semester.

The recommended deadline for consideration is August 2nd, but applications may be considered on a rolling basis before that date, and applications may be considered after that date if space permits.