Consent in the law: a preliminary examination A Gewirthian approach to consent in the law The principle of generic consistency: its justification and application The functions of consent in the law Consent in the law I: questions of adequacy Subjects of consent: questions of capacity and competence The conditions of (valid) consent I: unforced and informed choice The conditions of consent II: duress, undue influence, and disclosure Questions of signalling and scope, withdrawal, and refusal Consent in the law II: questions of necessity and sufficiency The necessity, sufficiency, and relevance of consent I: private wrong and private empowerment The necessity, sufficiency, and relevance of consent II: public wrong Consent as the basis of legal (political) authority and obligation Consent and the stability and authority of law Consent as procedural justification: concluding remarks.
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K579.I6 .B49 2007
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