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Author Ayres, Ian, 1959-

Title Insincere promises : the law of misrepresented intent / Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 306 pages)
Contents ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1 Introduction, ""; ""2 How to Say Things with Promises""; ""3 Falsehood and Responsibility""; ""4 Why Promissory Fraud?""; ""5 The Representation Inquiry: What Does a Promise Say?""; ""6 The Veracity and Scienter Inquiries: Evidence of Falsity and Evidence of Culpability""; ""7 The Landscape of Promissory Misrepresentation""; ""8 False Promise: Insincere Promising as Crime""; ""9 Teaching Promissory Fraud""; ""10 Conclusion""; ""Appendix A: Draft Prestatement of the Law of Insincere Promising""; ""Appendix B: Promissory Fraud Abroad""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Summary The authors explore what promises say from the perspectives of philosophy. economics & the law. They identity four chief mistakes that courts make in promissory fraud cases, & they offer a theory for how courts & practitioners should handle promissory fraud cases
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Declaration of intention.
Promise (Law)
Form Electronic book
Author Klass, Gregory.
LC no. 2004058451
ISBN 0300106750 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0300127138 (electronic bk.)
9780300106756 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780300127133 (electronic bk.)