|CREDITS||6 credits during the 3nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA|
|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||IUS/20|
|LANGUAGE||Italiano (Spagnolo a richiesta)|
|TEACHING LOCATION||GENOVA (LAW)|
|MODULES||This unit is composed by:|
Theories of justice
mod. 1: Some theories of justice in contemporary legal-political culture.
Definitions of “justice”, principles and moral values assumed as justification criteria of social and legal order.
mod. 2: Distributive policies
Law as system of resources - and particularly rights - allocation; the relationship between law and market.
The course has the following topics: the analysis of some fundamental concepts of political philosophy; the study of the main contemporary theories of distributive justice, with specific reference to ones which have, as a subject matter, legal systems and public institutions.
1. Methodological premises
2. Morals, politics and law
3. Private and public ethics
4. Normative ethics and meta-ethics
5. Concept and conceptions of justice
6. Distributive justice
7. Contractualism, libertarianism and utilitarianism
8. Rawls’s contractualism
9. Nozick’s libertarianism
10. Harsanyi’s utilitarianism
11. Gender studies and feminism
12. Communitarianism and criticism to liberal theories
13. The current debate on cultural rights
14. Will Kymlicka’s liberal communitarianism
Reference book for attending students:
P. Comanducci, Contrattualismo, utilitarismo, garanzie, pp. 272 (available on AulaWeb)
Reference book for not attending students:
E. Garzón Valdés, Tolleranza, responsabilità e Stato di diritto. Saggi di filosofia morale e politica, ed. by P. Comanducci and T. Mazzarese, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2003, pp. 400
Office hours: The students can ask for an appointment writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
PAOLO COMANDUCCI (President)
ISABEL FANLO CORTES
GIOVANNI BATTISTA RATTI
MARIA CRISTINA REDONDO NATELLA
It is request to attending students, whose learning level is also verified in the classroom, that they understand and memorise the contents presented by the teacher, and develop autonomous argumentation about ethical and meta-ethical questions treated in the lessons.
It is request to not attending students that they understand and memorise the main conceptual and normative questions treated in the reference book, and express them properly.