Aug 13, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAP 537 - The Death Penalty


Credits: (3)
An in-depth interdisciplinary study of the death penalty through an analysis of philosophical, theological, sociological, political, and historical texts. Theories of punishment, accounts of retributive and restorative justice, and arguments for and against the death penalty will be explored. The primary focus of the course will be a critical examination of arguments regarding the current practice of the death penalty in contemporary American society. A segment of the course will emphasize Catholic Social Teaching on the Death Penalty. This course is cross-listed in Philosophy, Sociology and Theology. As needed.



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