“A long-awaited work from one of the world’s pre-eminent legal philosophers, presenting a major development of his central ideas. Develops a unifying account of the foundations of private law grounded in the major doctrines of tort, contract, property, unjust enrichment, and remedies – deepening the understanding of the law. Weinrib’s clear, elegant writing style puts forward an argument that is both powerful and eloquent. Private law governs our most pervasive relationships with other people: the wrongs we do to one another, the property we own and exclude from others’ use, the contracts we make and break, and the benefits realized at another’s expense that we cannot justly retain. The major rules of private law are well known, but how they are organized, explained, and justified is a matter of fierce debate by lawyers, economists, and philosophers …” (more)
Ernest J Weinrib, Corrective Justice. Oxford Legal Philosophy. 368 pages. 234x156mm. 978-0-19-966064-3 Hardback, September 2012.