By R. G. Frey, Christopher W. Morris
This choice of modern essays via a bunch of recognized philosophers and felony theorists covers quite a few subject matters within the philosophy of legislations, targeting matters referring to legal responsibility in agreement, tort, and felony legislation. The ebook is split into 4 sections. the 1st presents a conceptual review of the problems at stake in a philosophical dialogue of legal responsibility and accountability. the second one, 3rd, and fourth sections current, in flip, extra unique explorations of the jobs of notions of legal responsibility and accountability in contracts, torts, and punishment. the gathering not just offers one of the most not easy paintings being performed in criminal philosophy this present day, it additionally demonstrates the interdisciplinary personality of the sphere of philosophy of legislations, with individuals considering fresh advancements in economics, political technology, and rational selection thought. This thought-provoking quantity might help to make clear the underexplored floor that lies among legislations and morals.