‘Harvard Law School’s Private Law Workshop: Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller, The Choice Theory of Contracts’

Let’s put freedom back into ‘freedom of contract’. That’s the ambition Professors Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller set out in their forthcoming book, The Choice Theory of Contracts, excerpts of which the authors presented at this week’s HLS Private Law Workshop. Dagan and Heller contend that contract law’s ultimate value is, and ought to be, enhancing individual autonomy. They say that only a ‘choice theory’ of contracts facilitates such autonomy … (more)

[Samuel Beswick, New Private Law, 23 September]

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