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Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence: Fourth Series

Edited by: Jeremy Horder

ISBN13: 9780198268581
ISBN: 0198268580
Published: November 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £78.00



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The fourth collection of essays in this long-established series brings together some of the leading contributors to Oxford's course on the Philosophical Foundations of Common Law for the Bachelor of Civil Law. Key issues in contract, tort, and criminal law are subjected to philosophical scrutiny, as well as concerns, such as the significance of personhood (both natural and corporate) in law and legal theory.

The aim of the book, like the aim of the course, is to make a major contribution to thinking about the common law, which can provide an exciting new basis for advanced teaching and further research.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
1. The Priority of Persons
2. Philosophical Foundations of Common Law
3. Consequences in Judicial Reasoning
4. Perspectives in Causation
5. Can Negligence be Culpable?
6. Towards a Theory of Contract
7. Inducing Breach of Contract
8. Incomplete Agreements
9. The Irrelevance of Motive in Criminal Law
10. The Wrongness of Rape
11. Conceptual Foundations of Tort law
12. Collective v. Distributive Justice