SEMINAR IN ETHICAL VALUES (LAW ***) (Seminar), Mr. Setear, Credits: 1

This seminar will examine the large-scale war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Nazi Germany during World War II, and by various parties in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. We will focus on three questions of history, law, and ethics.

  1. Who committed these crimes?
  2. Why didn't anyone stop them?
  3. Is it useful (or morally necessary) to hold war-crimes trials afterwards?

We will read: