Philosophy and the Law of Torts

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Contributors

BRUCE CHAPMAN, Professor of Law, University of Toronto

JULES COLEMAN, John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence and Philosophy, Yale University

MARK GEISTFELD, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

GREGORY C. KEATING, Professor of Law, University of Southern California

STEPHEN R. PERRY, John J. O'Brien Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

GERALD J. POSTEMA, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ARTHUR RIPSTEIN, Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Toronto

MARTIN STONE, Professor of Law, Duke University

BENJAMIN C. ZIPURSKY, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Contributors ix
  • 1 - Search for an Explanatory Theory of Torts 1
  • Notes *
  • 2 - A Social Contract Conception of the Tort Law of Accidents 22
  • Notes *
  • 3 - Responsibility for Outcomes, Risk, and the Law of Torts 72
  • Notes *
  • 4 - The Significance of Doing and Suffering 131
  • Notes *
  • 5 - Preliminary Reflections on Method* 183
  • Notes *
  • 6 - Corrective Justice in an Age of Mass Torts 214
  • Notes *
  • 7 - Economics, Moral Philosophy, and the Positive Analysis of Tort Law 250
  • Notes *
  • 8 - Toward a Reasonable Accommodation 276
  • Notes *
  • References 323
  • Index 335
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