Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence: Fourth Series: Oxford Essays In Jurisprudence

Hardcover | March 16, 2000

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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 philosophicalscrutiny, 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 teachingand further research.

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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 philosophicalscrutiny, as well as concerns, such as the signifi...

Jeremy Horder is Fellow and Tutor in Law and University Reader in Criminal Law at Worcester College, Oxford

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:278 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:March 16, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. John Finnis: The Priority of Persons2. Nicola Lacey: Philosophical Foundations of Common Law3. Peter Cane: Consequences in Judicial Reasoning4. Jane Stapleton: Perspectives in Causation5. Andrew Simester: Can Negligence be Culpable?6. Stephen Smith: Towards a Theory of Contract7. Roderick Bagshaw: Inducing Breach of Contract8. Timothy Endicott: Incomplete Agreements9. Jeremy Horder: The Irrelevance of Motive in Criminal Law10. John Gardner and Stephen Shute: The Wrongness of Rape11. Nicholas McBride: Conceptual Foundations of Tort law12. Stephen Perry: Collective v. Distributive Justice

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`...the essays are thoughtful, careful, and lucid...Oxford Essays in Jurisprudecne,,,especially merits the attemtion of people who engage in teaching or research relating to the philosophy of private law.'Matthew H. Kramer Cambridge Law Journal