PSC 207 Human Rights, Intl Law (PHI)

Prerequisite: GSTR 210 or sophomore standing

A philosophic examination of moral and philosophic issues involving the nature of law and rights, theories of just and unjust war, views of state sovereignty, and the international community. Thematic focus on legal and moral questions about uses of force in humanitarian interventions to address violations of human rights. Attention to classic and contemporary philosophic texts, relevant legal documents, and some basic structures of state and international order. Practical Reasoning (PR) and World Culture (Western) component of the International Perspective.


1 Course Credit