Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 May 2014

464 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198701385

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Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts

Edited by John Oberdiek

Philosophical Foundations of Law

  • Provide a snapshot of cutting edge work in tort law theory, offering a roadmap of the main debates and current issues in the field
  • Contains specially commissioned, all new essays by emerging and established scholars from a range of backgrounds including lawyers examining doctrinal theory and philosophers working on tort's moral foundations
  • Examines central puzzles in understanding the law of torts, including the role of responsibility and strict liability, the place of corrective justice in tort's moral foundations, and the role of law and economics in tort theory

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