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Philosophical foundations of contract law

Author: Gregory Klass; George Letsas; Prince Saprai
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Philosophical foundations of law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 17 essays of this collection explore key philosophical questions underlying the institution of contract, and the philosophical issues arising in specific contract law doctrines, including  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Klass; George Letsas; Prince Saprai
ISBN: 9780198713012 0198713010
OCLC Number: 881139486
Notes: "The chapters that constitute this volume were first presented at the inaugural Bentham House conference at University College London in 2013"--Acknowledgments (page v).
Description: viii, 391 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction to Philosophical foundations of contract law / Gregory Klass --
I. Theoretical approaches --
The ambitions of contract as promise / Charles Fried --
Contract is not promise; contract is consent / Randy E. Barnett --
Is there a reason to keep a promise? / Joseph Raz --
Does a promise transfer a right? / David Owens --
Personal autonomy and change of mind in promise and in contract / Dori Kimel --
Promises, agreements, and contracts / James Penner --
Contract as fact and as reason / Charlie Webb --
The practice of promise and contract / Liam Murphy --
Economic foundations of contract law / Avery W. Katz --
Distributive justice and contract / Aditi Bagchi --
II. Doctrinal analyses --
An analytical framework for legal evaluation of boilerplate / Margaret Jane Radin --
Merchant law in a modern economy / Lisa Bernstein --
Good faith as contract's core value / Daniel Markovits --
The nature of vitiating factors in contract law / Mindy Chen-Wishart --
Mitigation, fairness, and contract law / George Letsas & Prince Saprai --
Remedies for breach of contract : one principle or two? / Stephen A. Smith --
Efficient breach / Gregory Klass.
Series Title: Philosophical foundations of law.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory Klass, George Letsas, and Prince Saprai.
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