Essay Topic 1
Examine H.L.A. Hart's definition of the concept of law, and discuss the three questions that combine into the question of what law is.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the significance of Austin's Province of Jurisprudence Determined and Hart's criticism of Austin.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the objections to Austin's basic definition of law.
Essay Topic 4
Examine the origins of laws.
Essay Topic 5
Discuss the sovereignty conception of law.
Essay Topic 6
Compare moral rules and legal rules.
Essay Topic 7
Discuss legal positivism and what positivists think of natural law.
Essay Topic 8
Discuss the minimum content view and why it does away with teleology.
Essay Topic 9
Discuss the six connections between law and morality and why they are often confused.
Essay Topic 10
Discuss natural law theory and what it encompasses.
Essay Topic 11
Discuss what moral rules are and the four qualities that a moral law must possess.
Essay Topic 12
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