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Simple rules for a complex world

Author: Richard Allen Epstein
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 1995.
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At a time when most Americans have come to distrust government at all levels, the author aims to show how a consistent application of economic and political theory allows for a middle path between  Read more...

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Epstein, Richard Allen, 1943-
Simple rules for a complex world.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)622048662
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Allen Epstein
ISBN: 0674808207 9780674808201 0674808215 9780674808218
OCLC Number: 31610356
Description: xiv, 361 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Too Many Lawyers, Too Much Law --
I. Cutting through Complexity. 1. The Virtues of Simplicity. 2. The Enemies of Simplicity --
II. The Simple Rules. 3. Autonomy and Property. 4. Contract. 5. Torts. 6. Necessity, Coordination, and Just Compensation. 7. Take and Pay --
III. The Rules in Action. 8. Contracting for Labor. 9. Employment Discrimination and Comparable Worth. 10. Professional Liability for Financial Loss. 11. The Origins of Product Liability Law. 12. The Contemporary Product Liability Scene. 13. The Internal Life of the Corporation. 14. The Corporation and the World. 15. Environmental Protection and Private Property --
Conclusion: The Challenges to Simple Rules.
Responsibility: Richard A. Epstein.

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