Solitary Confinement: A Philosophical Exploration

Lisa Guenther
Vanderbilt University
Discipline(s): Philosophy
Syllabus Last Updated: 
July, 2016

Undergraduate course in Philosophy exploring the history, ethics, and politics of solitary confinement in the US.  Readings include work by Benjamin Rush, Michel Foucault, Jack Henry Abbott, Colin Dayan, Lorna Rhodes, and others.