Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Law Law Day Program
Lecture Code F2011222 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 法哲学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ホウテツガク
Subject Name in
English
Legal Philosophy
Instructor HIRANO TOSHIHIKO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヒラノ トシヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues3-4:LAW/ECO B155
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
lecture 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Law
Eligible Students  
Keywords Legal Philosophy, Legal Methodology, Logic, Rhetoric 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Business Law
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The basic knowledge and understanding on historical and ideological roots on construction foundation of modern domestic and international society.

Public Policy
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The basic knowledge and understanding on historical and ideological roots on construction foundation of modern domestic and international society.

Law and Politics
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The basic knowledge and understanding on historical and ideological roots on construction foundation of modern domestic and international society. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Legal Philosophy is divided three domeins, i.e. Norm theory, Methodology and Value theory (Juctice). Students can understand these integratedly with solving legal case.
By focusing on the legal methodology this lecture aims at cultivating practical ability of legal thinking.
 
Class Schedule lesson1
three domeins of legal philosophy
lesson2
legal methodology and syllogism
lessons3
sharp card method as thinking tool
lesson4
structure of law text
lesson5
structural thinking (1)
lesson6
structural thinking (2)
lesson7
structural thinking (3)
lesson8
structural thinking (4)
lesson9
normal case thinking (1)
lesson10
normal case thinking (2)
lesson11
analysis of criminal case and civil case (1)
lesson12
analysis of criminal case and civil case (2)
lesson13
skill of picuturization and rewriting (1)
lesson14
skill of picuturization and rewriting (2)
lesson15
conclusion

Final examination
Winter-Report 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
direct in class 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Texts and handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
direct in class 
Requirements  
Grading Method Final examination 80%
Winter-Report 20% 
Message  
Other   
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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