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Published: 20 September 2012

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199665815

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The Idea of Private Law

Revised Edition

Ernest J Weinrib

  • A classic work, now available in paperback for the first time, affordable for classroom use in advanced courses in private law and private law theory
  • Features a new introduction by the author in which he looks back at the work, its context, its aims, and its methods
  • Advances a famous argument that private law is an autonomous and non-instrumentalist moral practice with its own structure and rationality
  • Pagination of the main text remains unchanged from the original edition, allowing citations to be followed