Introduction to the philosophy of law and the legal process. Designed to give students theoretical understanding of the origin and development of Jurisprudence in general; beginning with Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics and the Bible; and including the works of various political and legal theorists covering the Classical Age, the Middle Age, the Modern Age, and the Twentieth Century. The course addresses selected philosophies, such as natural theory, legal positivism, legal realism, formalism, and utilitarianism, amongst others.

Course Number: E-705

Credits: 3