Contract as promise : a theory of contractual obligation / Charles Fried.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
xiv, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : the life of contract Contract as promise Promise The moral obligation of promise What a promise is worth Remedies in and around the promise Consideration Answering a promise : offer and acceptance Promises and vows Acceptance and the law of third-party beneficiaries The simple circuitry of offer and acceptance Rejections, counteroffers, contracts at a distance, crossed offers Reliance on an offer Gaps Mistake, frustration, and impossibility Letting the loss lie where it falls Parallels with general legal theory : an excursion Filling the gaps Good faith "Honesty in Fact" Good faith in performance Duress and unconscionability Duress Coercion and rights Property Hard bargains Unconscionability, economic duress, and social justice Bad samaritans The importance of being right You can always get your money back Conditions Waivers, forfeitures, repudiations.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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