Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Taught in intensive mode during the Winter recess |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
730-212 Legal Theory (or equivalent).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Shaun Mcveigh
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
The subject investigates the revival of questions of value and well-being as a concern of law. It takes up a central question of jurisprudence: ‘How is life to be conducted well through law?’ and considers its contemporary formulation in emerging jurisprudential debates about well-being, civility and the conduct of a lawful and ‘sustainable’ life.
The subject will be organised around the following topics:
Note: the research assignment in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
The overall objective of the subject is to provide students with a historical and theoretical understanding of contemporary questions of value in law.
It is expected that, at the end of the course, students would be able to:
5,000-word research assignment, due end of semester (100%).
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Printed materials will be available from the Melbourne Law School.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
Philosophy Major |
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