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Course syllabus P1211 - Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law II. (FP - SS 2019/2020)

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Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law II.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 8 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

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Prerequisites for registration: none
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Learning outcomes of the course unit:
This course introduces key theories and theorists in a compact and manageable format. It should encourage students to think analytically about the law and the key ideas and debates which surround it.

Course contents:
1 Introduction
2 Natural law and morality
3 Classical legal positivism
4 Modern legal positivism
5 Dworkin and the moral integrity of law
6 Legal realism
7 Law and social theory
8 Historical and anthropological jurisprudence
9 Theories of justice
10 Rights
11 Why obey the law?
12 Why punish?
13 Critical legal theory
14 Feminist and critical race theory
Recommended or required reading:
KÁČER, M. -- BERDISOVÁ, L. -- COLOTKA, P. Právna filozofia 20. storočia. Praha: Leges, 2016. 303 p. ISBN 978-80-7502-134-2.
KLUKNAVSKÁ , A. -- CHOVANCOVÁ, J. -- GÁBRIŠ, T. Antológia k dejinám právneho a politického myslenia. Bratislava: Wolters Kluwer, 2018. 432 p. ISBN 978-80-8168-941-3.

Language of instruction: Czech, Slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 661

26,8 %15,9 %18,3 %11,2 %25,4 %2,4 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. JUDr. Boris Balog, PhD. (examiner, person responsible for course)
JUDr. Mgr. Daniel Krošlák, PhD., LL.M (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
8. 9. 2020
Supervisor: doc. JUDr. Boris Balog, PhD.

Last modification made by Mgr. Lenka Sekretárová on 09/08/2020.

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