Course Details

Analyzing Human Rights

Excerpts from Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Aquinas, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Burke, Kant, Bentham and Mill. Choose a human right and then interview a faculty member about it. You will then circulate your paper and defend it in class. Only one absence allowed. The seminar is small and meetings are few. Students may earn an additional credit for this course if they consult with the professor and agree to write either a 2draft or 3draft paper. No laptops. No recording equipment. Cell phones turned off. Text: HAYDEN, ED., THE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMAN RIGHTS. We will study excerpts.

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 644


Course History

Spring 2015
Title: Analyzing Human Rights
Faculty: D'Amato, Anthony A.
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15

Fall 2013
Title: Analyzing Human Rights
Faculty: D'Amato, Anthony A.
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 14