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Published: 02 March 2006

492 Pages

ISBN: 9780199291670

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Foundations of Private Law

Property, Tort, Contract, Unjust Enrichment

James Gordley

  • Presents an original theory of the core fields of private law: property, tort, contract and unjust enrichment, examining the principles on which private law depends
  • Explores the relationships between the history of the common law and civil law, and how modern private law has emerged from historical developments
  • Brings insights from a background in philosophy to the analysis

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