Larry Crocker

Headshot of Larry Crocker.Larry Crocker received his PhD in philosophy from Harvard and taught philosophy for several years at the University of Washington. He then practiced law, prosecuted criminals, and taught law at NYU. At Dartmouth he taught classes in philosophy of law, crime and punishment, ethics, political and social philosophy, philosophy of science, and philosophy of religion. His blog is For a clip of a public lecture see https://youtube/WR3tYM.

Course Title: Actually Reading the Constitution (Spring Term 2023)
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Professor Crocker is extremely intelligent, knowledgeable, and clear. This was an outstanding course.

Larry's presentations are always well done. I am always surprised at how much there is to say about the few words in the constitution.

Coure Title: Democracy and Socialism (Fall Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

Excellent tutelage . Engaging, very open to comments and well facilitated discussion in response. I found him very knowledgeable and personable.

I would love to take a full semester class with him.

Course Title: It's About Time (Spring Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

Course went way over and above expectations. Very thorough in history and present thought.

Larry is incredibly well prepared, as always, organized, and moves along smartly.

Course Title: A Criminal Case Sampler (Spring Term 2021)
Participant Testimonials:

I know so little about criminal law, it was a great introduction to how it works in the real world.

I can't imagine how an instructor could have more knowledge than Larry on this topic.


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