Your Basket is currently empty

Your Bookshelf is empty!

Your Basket is currently empty


Banner

Scholars of Tort Law

Editor(s): James Goudkamp, Donal Nolan
Media of Scholars of Tort Law
See larger image
Published: 03-10-2019
Format: PDF eBook (?)
Edition: 1st
Extent: 424
ISBN: 9781509910595
Imprint: Hart Publishing
RRP: £91.80
Online price : £82.62
Save £9.18 (10%)
 

(?)

Buying pre-order items

Your pre-order item will usually be shipped on the publishing date of the book.

Ebooks

You will receive an email with a download link for the ebook on the publication date.

Payment

You will not be charged for pre-ordered books until they are available to be shipped. Pre-ordered ebooks will not be charged for until they are available for download.

Amending or cancelling your order

For orders that have not been shipped you can usually make changes to pre-orders up to 24 hours before the publishing date.

This book is also available in other formats: View formats

Please note that ebooks are subject to tax and the final price may vary depending on your country of residence.


Delivery & Returns

Tell others about this product

Loren Epson

About Scholars of Tort Law

The publication of Scholars of Tort Law marks the beginning of a long overdue rebalancing of private law scholarship. Instead of concentrating on judicial decisions and academic commentary only for what that commentary says about judicial decisions, the book explores the contributions of scholars of tort law in their own right. The work of a selection of leading scholars of tort law from across the common law world, ranging from Thomas Cooley (1824–1898) to Patrick Atiyah (1931–2018), is addressed by eminent current scholars in the field. The focus of the contributions is on the nature of the work produced by each of the scholars in question, important influences on their work, and the influence which that work in turn had on thinking about tort law. The process of subjecting tort law scholarship to sustained analysis provides new insights into the intellectual development of tort law and reveals the important role played by scholars in that development. By focusing on the work of influential tort scholars, the book serves to emphasise the importance of legal scholarship to the development of the common law more generally.

Table Of Contents

1. Pioneers, Consolidators and Iconoclasts: The Story of Tort Scholarship
James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan
2. Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1824–1898) and Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841–1935): The Arc of American Tort Theory
John CP Goldberg and Benjamin C Zipursky
3. Professor Sir Frederick Pollock (1845–1937): Jurist as Mayfly
Robert Stevens
4. Professor Sir John Salmond (1862–1924): An Englishman Abroad 3
Mark Lunney
5. Professor Francis Hermann Bohlen (1868–1942)
Michael D Green
6. Professor Sir Percy Winfield (1878–1953)
Donal Nolan
7. Professor Leon Green (1888–1979): Word Magic and the Regenerative Power of Law
Jenny Steele
8. Professor William Lloyd Prosser (1898–1972)
Christopher J Robinette
9. Professor Fleming James Jr (1904–1981)
Guido Calabresi
10. Professor John G Fleming (1919–1997): 'A Sense of Fluidity'
Paul Mitchell
11. Professor Patrick Atiyah (1931–2018)
James Goudkamp
12. Mr Tony Weir (1936–2011)
Paula Giliker
13. Law, Fact and Process in Common Law Tort Scholarship
Peter Cane

Bookmark and Share
Close