The Resource Contract as promise : a theory of contractual obligation, Charles Fried

Contract as promise : a theory of contractual obligation, Charles Fried

Label
Contract as promise : a theory of contractual obligation
Title
Contract as promise
Title remainder
a theory of contractual obligation
Statement of responsibility
Charles Fried
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fried, Charles
Dewey number
346.02/2
Index
index present
LC call number
K840
LC item number
.F74 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Contracts
  • Promise (Law)
  • Contracts
  • Promise (Law)
  • Vertrag
  • Versprechen
  • Vertragsrecht
  • Rechtstheorie
Label
Contract as promise : a theory of contractual obligation, Charles Fried
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-193) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the life of contract -- Contract as promise -- Promise -- The moral obligation of promise -- What a promise is worth -- Remedies in and around the promise -- Consideration -- Answering a promise : offer and acceptance -- Promises and vows -- Acceptance and the law of third-party beneficiaries -- The simple circuitry of offer and acceptance -- Rejections, counteroffers, contracts at a distance, crossed offers -- Reliance on an offer -- Gaps -- Mistake, frustration, and impossibility -- Letting the loss lie where it falls -- Parallels with general legal theory : an excursion -- Filling the gaps -- Good faith -- "Honesty in Fact" -- Good faith in performance -- Duress and unconscionability -- Duress -- Coercion and rights -- Property -- Hard bargains -- Unconscionability, economic duress, and social justice -- Bad samaritans -- The importance of being right -- You can always get your money back -- Conditions -- Waivers, forfeitures, repudiations -- Contract as promise in the light of subsequent scholarship--especially law and economics
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 202 pages
Isbn
9780190240158
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014039639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892305012
  • (OCoLC)ocn892305012
Label
Contract as promise : a theory of contractual obligation, Charles Fried
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-193) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the life of contract -- Contract as promise -- Promise -- The moral obligation of promise -- What a promise is worth -- Remedies in and around the promise -- Consideration -- Answering a promise : offer and acceptance -- Promises and vows -- Acceptance and the law of third-party beneficiaries -- The simple circuitry of offer and acceptance -- Rejections, counteroffers, contracts at a distance, crossed offers -- Reliance on an offer -- Gaps -- Mistake, frustration, and impossibility -- Letting the loss lie where it falls -- Parallels with general legal theory : an excursion -- Filling the gaps -- Good faith -- "Honesty in Fact" -- Good faith in performance -- Duress and unconscionability -- Duress -- Coercion and rights -- Property -- Hard bargains -- Unconscionability, economic duress, and social justice -- Bad samaritans -- The importance of being right -- You can always get your money back -- Conditions -- Waivers, forfeitures, repudiations -- Contract as promise in the light of subsequent scholarship--especially law and economics
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 202 pages
Isbn
9780190240158
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014039639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892305012
  • (OCoLC)ocn892305012

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