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JUST303: History and Philosophy of Justice in the Canadian Context until 1867

Course Description

Introduces important philosophical thought and concepts of justice in the Western tradition. Examines the historical evolution of justice in Canada and how it has been influenced by philosophy. Students analyze how the normative appeal of justice can be understood in different ways. Special emphasis is placed on the present Canadian context, including the roles of liberalism, multiculturalism and Indigenous concepts of justice.

Course Credits

  • 3.00