LLB Political and Legal Theory I

Student studying on the Birmingham CampusModule leader: Professor Sean Coyle

Module description:

The aim of this module is to explore the origins and development of major legal and political traditions in the West, including but not limited to:

  • Equality
  • Neutrality
  • Liberty
  • Rights
  • Natural law
  • Justice

Students will study in depth works by significant political philosophers who shaped the Western intellectual tradition, including but not limited to:

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Saint Augustine
  • Aquinas
  • Grotius
  • Hobbes