Markets, Morals, and the Law

Markets, Morals, and the Law

by Jules L. Coleman


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Markets, Morals, and the Law by Jules L. Coleman

This collection of essays by one of America's leading legal theorists is unique in its scope: it shows how traditional problems of philosophy can be understood more clearly when considered in terms of law, economics, and political science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199253609
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2002
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Yale University

Table of Contents

Part I: Law and Morality
1. Negative and Positive Positivism
2. Rethinking the Theory of Legal Rights
Part II. Law and Economics
3. Efficiency, Auction, and Exchange
4. Efficiency, Utility, and Wealth Maximisation
5. The Foundation of Constitutional Economics
Part III. Torts, Crimes and Settlements
6. Crimes, Kickers and Transaction Structures
7. The Morality of Strict Tort Liability
8. Corrective Justice and Wrongful Gain
9. Justice in Settlements
Part IV. Markets, Morals and Politics
10. Market Contractarianism
11. Unanimity
12. Democracy and Social Choice
13. Morality and the Theory of Rational Choice

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