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Solitary Confinement: A Philosophical Exploration

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    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.

    12 PHIL 213 – Solitary Confinement FINAL SYLLABUS