Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

What justifies tort law? Once we identify a domain that is central to if not co-extensive with “torts,” we will find that it consists of a motley collection of doctrines that are impossible to justify under any recognizable and attractive normative principles.

Keywords

tort, causation, counterfactual dependence, negligence, strict liability

Publication Citation

In PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE LAW OF TORTS (John Oberdiek ed., Oxford 2014)

Share

COinS