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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3158: Law and Philosophy

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The topics to be researched will be chosen by those taking this module, but suggestions include the following. Should animals have rights? Can punishment be justified? Is there such a thing as a just war? What can the rule of law learn from anarchy?

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities16.511 x 1.5 hour seminars
Guided Independent Study80Seminar preparation
Guided Independent Study50Essay writing
Guided independent study3.5Reflecting on feedback

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).