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210.2B sec. 001 - Workshop in Law, Philosophy & Political Theory (Spring 2023)
Instructor: Joshua Cohen
Instructor: Jonathan Gould (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
F 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Law 141
From January 13, 2023
To April 21, 2023
Course End: April 21, 2023
Class Number: 31922
Enroll Limit: 8
As of: 08/24 11:03 PM
This course is a workshop for discussing works in progress in moral, political, and legal theory. The workshop creates a space for students to engage directly with philosophers, political theorists, and legal scholars working on normative questions toward the goal of fostering critical thinking about concepts of value and developing analytical thinking and writing skills. Another aim is to bring together people from different disciplines and perspectives who have strong normative interests or who speak to issues philosophers and theorists should know something about.
For Spring 2023, the workshop will focus on the intersection of religion with law, politics, and philosophy. The schedule of guest speakers will be posted as the semester approaches.
The format of the course is as follows. A designated student commentator will lead off with a 15-minute comment on the paper. The presenter will have 5-10 minutes to respond and then we will open up the discussion to the group. The first part of the course will be open to all, including non-enrolled students, faculty, and visitors who wish to participate in the workshop discussion. We’ll stop for a break and those not enrolled in the course will leave. Enrolled students will continue the discussion with the guest for the last 50 minutes.
This is a shared seating course between the Law School (Law 210.2B), the Philosophy Department (Philosophy 290-7), and the Political Science Department (PS 211).
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