Philosophy of law

A.Y. 2016/2017
9
Max ECTS
63
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/20
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The teaching aims to ensure that students:
- Learning the fundamental concepts of matter, and of the main theories of the legal contemporary philosophical discussion;
- Knowing how to process, through self-study and with the help of texts, the subject topics of the lectures;
- Developing appropriate analysis on a philosophical-legal level;
- Knowing how to use appropriate language in the presentation of the problems and in their discussion;
- Acquiring the knowledge of the philosophical dimension of many legal problems.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Cognomi A-C

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Presentation
The course will focus on the main theories of law (for example: legal positivism, natural law, legal realism). Through the theories will be addressed some fundamental legal concepts: right; norm; legal system; legal reasoning; legality; rule of law). Legal interpretation will be examined with particular attention.

Aims
The teaching aims to ensure that students:
acquiring a basic training with respect to the main theories of law;
knowing the problems associated with the fundamental legal concepts and with legal interpretation;
working out appropriate philosophical and legal analysis;
knowing to use appropriate language in the presentation of legal problems;
acquiring the knowledge of the philosophical dimension of many legal problems.


Exam schedule
For non attending students, the examination will focus on the texts:
-M. JORI, A. PINTORE, Introduzione alla filosofia del diritto, Torino, Giappichelli, 2014 (except for chapter VIII-Semiotica giuridica);
-LON L. FULLER, Scritti sulla certezza tra teoria e prassi del diritto, a cura di A. Porciello, Pisa, Ets, 2016, up to page 177.


For attending students, the examination will focus on the texts:
-M. JORI, A. PINTORE, Introduzione alla filosofia del diritto, Torino, Giappichelli, 2014, (except for chapters VIII-IX-X-XI);
- Attending students should study another book on legal interpretation reccomended at the beginning of the course.

Assessment methods
The exam will be oral.
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 63 hours
Professor: Velluzzi Vito

Cognomi D-L

Lesson period
Second semester
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 63 hours

Cognomi M-Q

Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Presentation of the course
The course is divided into two parts.
The first part aims to introduce students to the more relevant legal concepts and their theoretical foundations, deepening the major conceptual articulations.
The second part of the course will focus on the relationship between law and morality. Through the reading of some "classic" texts, it will aim to examine, the different answers to the issue whether, and how, law and morality are separate.

Assessment methods
The exam will be oral.

Exam schedule
For attending students, the examination will focus on the texts:
1. M. Jori, A. Pintore (a cura di), Introduzione alla filosofia del diritto, Torino, Giappichelli, 2014 (except for chapter Semiotica giuridica);
2. A. Schiavello, V. Velluzzi, Il positivismo giuridico contemporaneo, Torino, Giappichelli, 2005 (only essays that will be suggested during the course);
3. A. Porciello (a cura di), Il caso degli speleologi di Lon L. Fuller e alcuni nuovi punti di vista, Rubbettino, 2012.


For non attending students, the examination will focus on the texts:
1. M. Jori, A. Pintore (a cura di), Introduzione alla filosofia del diritto, Torino, Giappichelli, 2015 (except for chapter Semiotica giuridica);
2. H. Kelsen, Lineamenti di dottrina pura del diritto, Torino, Einaudi, 2000;
3. H. L. A. Hart, Il concetto di diritto, Torino, Einaudi, 2002 (except for chapters VII e X, and Poscritto).
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 63 hours
Professor: Del Bo' Corrado

Cognomi R-Z

Lesson period
Second semester
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 9
Lessons: 63 hours