Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
viii, 391 pages ; 26 cm.
Philosophical foundations of law.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction to Philosophical foundations of contract law / Gregory Klass I. Theoretical approaches The ambitions of contract as promise / Charles Fried Contract is not promise; contract is consent / Randy E. Barnett Is there a reason to keep a promise? / Joseph Raz Does a promise transfer a right? / David Owens Personal autonomy and change of mind in promise and in contract / Dori Kimel Promises, agreements, and contracts / James Penner Contract as fact and as reason / Charlie Webb The practice of promise and contract / Liam Murphy Economic foundations of contract law / Avery W. Katz Distributive justice and contract / Aditi Bagchi II. Doctrinal analyses An analytical framework for legal evaluation of boilerplate / Margaret Jane Radin Merchant law in a modern economy / Lisa Bernstein Good faith as contract's core value / Daniel Markovits The nature of vitiating factors in contract law / Mindy Chen-Wishart Mitigation, fairness, and contract law / George Letsas & Prince Saprai Remedies for breach of contract : one principle or two? / Stephen A. Smith Efficient breach / Gregory Klass.
"The chapters that constitute this volume were first presented at the inaugural Bentham House conference at University College London in 2013"--Acknowledgments (page v).
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.