Student guide Faculty of Law A.Y. 2007/08

Aim of the course
The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic tools they need to understand the main concepts used in the legal profession. The work of some contemporary philosophers who have analysed the concept of normativity and the relationship between rules and behaviour, and the concepts of obligation, ownership and legal person, will be presented and discussed for this purpose.
The course syllabus coincides with the contents of the reading list.
Oral exam.
Reading list
Hart, H. L. A., Il concetto di diritto, Einaudi, Turin, 2002.
Schiavello, A., Velluzzi, V., (eds.), Il positivismo giuridico contemporaneo, Giappichelli, Turin, 2005. The two essays by Hart, and those by Ross, Fuller, Dworkin and Raz, should be studied.
Ricciardi, M., Diritto naturale minimo, in Coliva, A., (ed.), Manuale di filosofia analitica, Carocci, Rome, 2006.

Students who registered under the old system should also study:
Dunn, J., Il mito degli Uguali, Egea, Milan, 2006.