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LAWS 4102 [0.5 credit] Controversies in Rights Theory

This course examines selected controversies in rights theories, practices, and/or historiography. Illustrative questions may include: Are rights universal or culturally relative? Can rights be justified after the demise of natural rights philosophy? Do rights undermine difference? Do communities benefit from a rights-based culture?.
Prerequisite(s): LAWS 2908 or PAPM 3000 and fourth-year Honours standing.
Seminars three hours a week.