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Corrective Justice

Corrective Justice

Ernest J. Weinrib

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660643
eISBN:
9780191748288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660643.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This book develops the implications of that venerable Aristotelian notion of justice for understanding contemporary private law. Over the last decades corrective justice has become a central but ... More

The Idea of Private Law

The Idea of Private Law

Ernest J Weinrib

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665815
eISBN:
9780191748622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665815.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This book offers a new approach to understanding private law. Rejecting the functionalism popular among legal scholars, the book advances the idea that private law is an autonomous and ... More

Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

Gregory Klass, George Letsas, and Prince Saprai (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713012
eISBN:
9780191781414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713012.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

In the last ten years, there has been a revival of interest in the philosophical study of contract law. Much of the discussion relates back to Charles Fried’s 1981 claim that contract law is based on ... More

Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law

Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law

Andrew S. Gold and Paul B. Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198701729
eISBN:
9780191771552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701729.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

Fiduciary law is a critically important body of law. Fiduciary duties ensure the integrity of a remarkable variety of relationships, institutions, and organizations. They apply to relationships of ... More

Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts

Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts

John Oberdiek (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198701385
eISBN:
9780191770654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701385.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

Contemporary philosophy and tort law have enjoyed a happy union at least since the publication of H.L.A. Hart and Tony Honoré’s Causation in the Law in 1959, and the relationship has never been ... More

Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment

Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment

Robert Chambers, Charles Mitchell, and James Penner (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199567751
eISBN:
9780191705267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567751.001.1
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

This book's chapters are devoted to the philosophical foundations of one of the most dynamic areas of private law — the law of unjust enrichment. Taking stock of the rapid changes to the law of ... More

Reason and RestitutionA Theory of Unjust Enrichment

Reason and Restitution: A Theory of Unjust Enrichment

Charlie Webb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199653201
eISBN:
9780191742019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653201.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

In law, gains, like losses, don’t always lie where they fall. The circumstances in which the law requires defendants to give up their gains are well documented in the work of unjust enrichment ... More

Risks and Wrongs

Risks and Wrongs

Jules L. Coleman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253616
eISBN:
9780191719776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253616.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

This book is concerned with the conflict between the goals of justice and economic efficiency in the allocation of risk, especially risk pertaining to safety. The book approaches the subject from the ... More

Vagueness in Law

Vagueness in Law

Timothy A. O. Endicott

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268406
eISBN:
9780191714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268406.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

Vagueness leads to indeterminacies in the application of the law in many cases. This book responds to the challenges that those indeterminacies pose to a theory of law and adjudication. The book puts ... More

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