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Torts and Other Wrongs

John Gardner

Abstract

Torts and Other Wrongs is a collection of eleven of the author’s essays on the theory of the law of torts and its place in the law more generally. Two new essays accompany nine previously published pieces, a number of which are already established classics of theoretical writing on private law. Together they range across the distinction between torts and other wrongs, the moral significance of outcomes, the nature and role of corrective and distributive justice, the justification of strict liability, the nature of the reasonable person standard, and the role of public policy in private law adj ... More

Keywords: private law, law of obligations, moral philosophy, torts, justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198852940
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198852940.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Gardner, author