Philosophical foundations of the law of torts /

"Contemporary philosophy and tort law have long enjoyed a happy union. Tort theory today is an exceptionally active and wide ranging field within legal philosophy. This volume brings together established and emerging scholars from around the world and from varying disciplines who bring their di...

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Other Authors: Oberdiek, John
Format: Electronic Book
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014
Edition:First edition
Series:Philosophical foundations of law
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Table of Contents:
  • Tort law and responsibility / John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
  • Torts, rights, and risk / Stephen Perry
  • Compensation as a tort norm / Mark A. Geistfeld
  • Tort as a substitute for revenge / Scott Herschovitz
  • Structure and justification in contractualist tort theory / John Oberdiek
  • On the "property and the "tort" in trespass / Eric R. Claeys
  • Tort law and public functions / Peter Cane
  • What may have been / Victor Tadros
  • Why reparations? / Rahul Kumar
  • Repairing harms and answering for wrongs / R.A. Duff
  • Tort processes and relational repair / Linda Radzik
  • Tort liability and taking responsibility / David Enoch
  • Exploring the relationship between consent, assumption of risk, and victim negligence / Kenneth W. Simons
  • Strict liability wrongs / Gregory C. Keating
  • Normative theories of punitive damages : the case of deterrence / Anthony J. Sebok
  • What is tort law for? part 2 : the place of distributive justice / John Gardner
  • Tort law and distributive justice / Hanoch Sheinman
  • Finding no fault with negligence / Heidi M. Hurd
  • Confused culpability, contrived causation, and the collapse of tort theory / Larry Alexander and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan