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Causation in the Law - H. L. A. Hart

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Published: 16th May 1985
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This new edition of the seminal 1959 work retains the original analysis of commonsense causal concepts, and includes hundreds of new decisions and a substantial preface in which criticisms are met and a rationale propounded for common-sense causal notions as an element in legal responsibility.

"A classic of analytical jurisprudence."--Times Literary Supplement "A classic of analytical jurisprudence."--Times Literary Supplement "A classic of analytical jurisprudence."--Times Literary Supplement "A classic of analytical jurisprudence."--Times Literary Supplement

List Of Abbreviationsp. iv
Preface To The Second Editionp. xxxiii
The Analysis Of Causal Conceptsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Philosophical Preliminariesp. 9
Causation and Common Sensep. 26
Causation and Responsibilityp. 62
Causation in Legal Theoryp. 84
Causation and Sine Qua Nonp. 109
The Common Lawp. 130
Introductionp. 130
the Law of Tort: Causing Harmp. 133
the Law of Tort: Inducing Wrongful Acts, Occasioning Harmp. 186
Concurrent Causes and Contributory Negligencep. 205
Foreseeability and Riskp. 254
the Sense of Judgment and Moral Blamep. 291
Causation and Contractp. 308
Criminal Law: Causing Harmp. 325
Criminal Law: Causing, Inducing, Permitting, Helping Others to Actp. 363
Causation and the Principles of Punishmentp. 389
Evidence and Procedurep. 406
The Continental Theoriesp. 431
Individualizing Theories and Theory of Conditions (bedingungstheorie)p. 431
the Generalizing Theories: Adequate Causep. 465
List Of Principal Works Citedp. 498
Indexp. 508
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ISBN: 9780198254744
ISBN-10: 0198254741
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 596
Published: 16th May 1985
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 14.3  x 3.7
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised