John Murphy, review of Recognizing Wrongs by John Goldberg and Benjamin Zipursky

Recognizing Wrongs. By John CP Goldberg and Benjamin C Zipursky. [Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2020. x + 392 pp Hardback £36.95. ISBN 978-0-674-24170-1.] In Recognizing Wrongs, Goldberg and Zipursky provide what is, effectively, a highly readable conspectus of roughly two decades’ worth of first rate tort theory. The breadth and depth of learning on offer in this book is as impressive as it is skilfully deployed. The sources upon which the authors draw traverse American constitutional legal history, English legal history, moral philosophy, political philosophy, analytical jurisprudence as well as, predictably enough, various schools of late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century tort theory. Their obvious comfort within each of these fields, while by no means over-played, comes through loud and clear as the theses they advance are frequently fortified by recourse to this diverse range of material … (more)

John Murphy, Cambridge Law Journal, Volume 80, Issue 1, March 2021, pp 184-87, DOI:

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