Courses 2011 - 2012
LAW B586 Biology And Law Seminar
Credits: 1-6, Variable
Addresses the biological bases of legal action. Explores issues of evolutionary theory (inclusive fitness, altruism, spite, kinship, cooperation), and ethology (coalition, ranks, class structures, life patterns). Takes up evolutionary theories that have been applied to selected legal subjects, such as property and environmental law. All students in the seminar must complete a paper meeting the standards of the Advanced Writing Project requirement.
Not offered this academic year.