180166 SE The Dilemma of Legal Authority (2018W)
- Registration is open from Fr 14.09.2018 14:00 to Fr 21.09.2018 09:00
- Registration is open from Th 27.09.2018 14:00 to We 03.10.2018 09:00
- Deregistration possible until We 31.10.2018 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Hörsaal 2G, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/2.Stock, 1010 Wien
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
There will be a choice among different essay questions which will be given on Friday 25th May. You will be asked to submit the final essay on Monday 25th June.
Aquinas, Thomas, Summa Theologicae Ia2ae, Vol. 17, questions 6-17, translated by Thomas Gilby (Cambridge: CUP, corrected edition 2006).
Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book III.
Davidson, Donald, ‘Actions, Reasons and Causes’, Journal of Philosophy (1963) 60, pp. 685-700.
Hart, Herbert L.A., The Concept of Law (Oxford: OUP, 1994, 2nd edition).
Kant, Immanuel, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (translated by Thomas Hill and Arnulf Zweig) (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 2002, some sections), or original text.
Pauer-Studer, Herlinde and Velleman, J. David, Distortions of Normativity. In: Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (2010):14, pp. 329-356.
Raz, Joseph, Practical Reason and Norms pp. 15-84 (Chapters 1 and 2) (Oxford, OUP, reprinted in 2001).
Raz, Joseph, The Morality of Freedom pp. 21-69, (Oxford: OUP, 1986).
Reath, Andrews, ‘Legislating the Moral Law’, 28 Noûs, 1994, pp. 435-464.
Rodriguez-Blanco, Veronica, Law and Authority Under the Guise of the Good (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014).
Setiya, Kieran, Reasons Without Rationalism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007), pp. 59-67.
Velleman, J. David, The Guise of the Good. In: Nous (1992):3, pp. 3-26.
Wolff, Robert P., In Defense of Anarchism (London: Harper Torch Books, 1970), chapters I, II and III.