Bibliographic Details

Philosophical foundations of tort law / David G. Owen, editor.

Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1995.
Description xvi, 510 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Torts
Law -- Philosophy.
Law (Philosophical concept)
Torts.
Format Print, Book
Local Note Includes "Wealth maximization and tort law: a philosophical inquiry" by Richard A. Posner.
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2506634
Other authors / contributors Posner, Richard A.
Owen, David G.
ISBN 019825847X
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: Why Philosophy Matters to Tort Law /
  • David G. Owen
  • 1.
  • The Concept of a Civil Wrong /
  • Peter Birks
  • 2.
  • The Practice of Corrective Justice /
  • Jules L. Coleman
  • 3.
  • The Morality of Tort Law - Questions and Answers /
  • Tony Honore
  • 4.
  • Wealth Maximization and Tort Law: A Philosophical Inquiry /
  • Richard A. Posner
  • 5.
  • The Uneasy Place of Principle in Tort Law /
  • George C. Christie
  • 6.
  • Tort Law in the Aristotelian Tradition /
  • James Gordley
  • 7.
  • Right, Justice and Tort Law /
  • Richard W. Wright
  • 8.
  • The Idea of Complementarity as a Philosophical Basis for Pluralism in Tort Law /
  • Izhak Englard
  • 9.
  • Philosophical Foundations of Fault in Tort Law /
  • David G. Owen
  • 10.
  • Intention in Tort Law /
  • John Finnis
  • 11.
  • The Standards of Care in Negligence Law /
  • Richard W. Wright
  • 12.
  • The Seriousness of Harm Thesis for Abnormally Dangerous Activities /
  • Ken Kress
  • 13.
  • Aggregate Autonomy, the Difference Principle, and the Calabresian Approach to Products Liability /
  • John B. Attanasio
  • 14.
  • Risk, Harm, and Responsibility /
  • Stephen R. Perry
  • 15.
  • Causation, Compensation and Moral Responsibility /
  • Christopher H. Schroeder
  • 16.
  • Necessary and Sufficient Conditions in Tort Law /
  • Tony Honore
  • 17.
  • Moments of Carelessness and Massive Loss /
  • Jeremy Waldron
  • 18.
  • Wrongdoing, Welfare, and Damages: Recovery for Non-Pecuniary Loss in Corrective Justice /
  • Bruce Chapman
  • 19.
  • The Basis for Excluding Liability for Economic Loss in Tort Law /
  • Peter Benson
  • 20.
  • Contributory Negligence: Conceptual and Normative Issues /
  • Kenneth W. Simons
  • Afterword: What Has Philosophy to Learn From Tort Law? /
  • Bernard Williams.