Efficiency Instead of Justice?

Searching for the Philosophical Foundations of the Economic Analysis of Law

ISBN: 978-1-4020-9797-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-9798-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 1-3

      Introduction

  3. Economic Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-30

      Homo Economicus

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      Pages 31-49

      Efficiency Criteria

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      Pages 51-84

      Economic Analysis of Law

  4. Philosophical Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-101

      Adam Smith’ Moral Philosophy

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 103-119

      Jeremy Bentham’s Utilitarianism

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      Pages 121-139

      John Rawls’s Theory of Justice

  5. Wealth, Efficiency and Justice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

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      Pages 143-183

      Richard Posner’s Theory of Wealth Maximization

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      Pages 185-201

      Justice and Efficiency

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      Pages 203-206

      Conclusions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 207-220