5 edition of Philosophy of Private Law (Clarendon Law Series) found in the catalog.
February 5, 2007
by Oxford University Press, USA
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||456|
From Personal Life to Private Law John Gardner. A novel philosophical approach to the law of tort and contract. Introduces difficult themes from contemporary moral philosophy in an accessible way. In some places, provides fresh defences of the author's already widely-discussed ideas. Philosophy of law textbooks examine the nature of law with respect to questions of ethics, justice, and reasoning. Instead of examining what a law is and means, philosophy of law textbooks examine why laws are in place and what laws ought to be.
Habermas and Law 1st Edition. Hugh Baxter J Habermas and Law makes accessible the most important essays in English that deal with the application to law of the work of major philosophers for whom law was not a main concern. It encompasses not only what these philosophers had to say about law but also brings together essays which. private law as something given a priori and inevitable for any body of law,'9 so that our common law attempt from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century to reduce the whole law to private law was a futile kicking against the pricks.
The common good is an important concept in political philosophy because it plays a central role in philosophical reflection about the public and private dimensions of social life. Let’s say that “public life” in a political community consists of a shared effort among members to maintain certain facilities for the sake of common interests. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Private Law.
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: Philosophy of Private Law (Clarendon Law Series) (): Lucy, William: BooksCited by: Product details Series: Philosophy of Law: the Doctrine of Law and State on the Basis of the Christian World-View Paperback: pages Publisher: WordBridge Publishing (July 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight.
A focus on private rights of action is salutary both in explaining liability under private law, and in locating private law liability within the structure of the legal system more broadly.
It leads us to recognize a fundamental family of principles at the core of private law litigation; individuals who have been legally wronged by others are entitled to an avenue of civil recourse against those who have Cited by: 1.
These two branches of private law have for centuries provided philosophers and jurists with grounds for puzzlement. This book provides an outline of, and intervention in, contemporary jurisprudential debates about the nature and foundation of liability in private law.
After outlining the realm of the philosophy of private law, the. Philosophy of private law. [William Lucy] -- This book tackles contemporary jurisprudential debates on the nature and foundation of liability in private law. The components of liability responsibility in private law are examined, as are.
Philosophy of Private Law by William Lucy,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Private Law Theory (The Philosophy of Law) 1st Edition by Jules L.
Coleman (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. This book tackles contemporary jurisprudential debates on the nature and foundation of liability in private law.
The components of liability responsibility in private law are examined, as are arguments suggesting that private law is a regime of corrective or distributive justice, or a combination of the two.
Weinrib argues that private law is to be understood not as a mechanism for promoting efficiency but as a juridical enterprise in which coherent public reason elaborates the norms implicit in the parties' interaction.
Private law, Weinrib tells us, embodies a special morality that links the doer and the sufferer of by: The wording “philosophy of private law” is problematic and can be understood in different ways.
It has been chosen as motto by a rather recent current among English-spoken legal theorists (notably Lucy ; Weinrib ) who claim for the specificity and the formal autonomy of legal principles in the field of property, contract, torts, unjust enrichment, and restitution.
In philosophy, he wrote: A Philosophy of Education; A Philosophy of Law; and Man at Worship: A Philosophy of Religion. In law, he authored Peace on Earth: Issues in Public International Law; Intellectual Property Law: Comments and Annotations, now on its second edition; and Private International Law.
He has also annotated for Supreme Court. Wack’s The Philosophy of Law is inexpensive, short ( pages), and remarkably comprehensive. It’s already in its second edition, fairly rare for books in this series.
A sign, perhaps, that it is being used as an introductory text by those who teach students about law. The first three chapters explore some basic questions about legal theory/5(41).
Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory. Private Law in Theory and Practice explores important theoretical issues in tort law, the law of contract and the law of unjust enrichment and relates the theory to judicial decision-making in these areas of private law.
Topics covered include the politics and philosophy of tort law reform, the role of good faith in contract law, comparative perspectives on setting aside contracts for mistake.
This article examines the right of property as one part of the theory of private law. It is concerned with the justice of private property as one among several main institutions of society that distribute the benefits and burdens that arise through social co-operation.
It presents the concept of private law, as characterized by a specific and a distinctive conception of rights called juridical.
Property law straddles private and public law, and hence this note covers not only private law relations in respect of particular types of legal objects that are corporeal or incorporeal, but also public law relations with a proprietary character, and the resultant rights and interests.
Author(s): H.L.A. Hart, Critique of Legal Realism in The Concept of Law () 1. Rules need not be enacted by a court to be laws: “There is a difference, crucial for understanding of law, between the truth that if a statute is to be law, the courts must accept the rule that certain legislative operations make law, and the misleading theory.
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Ideal for undergraduate courses in philosophy of law, this comprehensive anthology examines such topics as the concept of law, the dispute between natural law theorists and legal positivists, the relations between law and morality, criminal responsibility and legal punishment, the rights of the individual against the state, justice and equality, and legal evidence as/5(1).
In Philosophy of Law, Andrei Marmor provides a comprehensive analysis of contemporary debates about the fundamental nature of law—an issue that has been at the heart of legal philosophy for the law is seems to be a matter of fact, but this fact has normative significance: it tells people what they ought to do.
Marmor argues that the myriad questions raised by the factual and. Philosophy of law, also called jurisprudence, branch of philosophy that investigates the nature of law, especially in its relation to human values, attitudes, practices, and political ionally, philosophy of law proceeds by articulating and defending propositions about law that are general and abstract—i.e., that are true not of a specific legal system at a particular time.Philosophy of law is a branch of philosophy that examines the nature of law and law's relationship to other systems of norms, especially ethics and political philosophy.
It asks questions like "What is law?", "What are the criteria for legal validity?", and "What is the relationship between law and morality?"Philosophy of law and jurisprudence are often used interchangeably, though.The Philosophy of Law is a broad-reaching text that guides readers through the basic analytical and normative issues in the field, highlighting key historical and contemporary thinkers and offering a unified treatment of the various issues in the philosophy of law.
Enlivened with numerous, everyday examples to illustrate various concepts of law. /5(3).