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Author Mathis, Klaus, Dr. iur.

Title Efficiency instead of justice? : searching for the philosophical foundations of the economic analysis of law / by Klaus Mathis ; translated by Deborah Shannon
Published [New York] : Springer, ©2009

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 220 pages) : illustrations
Series Law and philosophy library ; v. 84
Law and philosophy library ; v. 84.
Contents Economic Foundations -- Homo Economicus -- Efficiency Criteria -- Economic Analysis of Law -- Philosophical Foundations -- Adam Smith' Moral Philosophy -- Jeremy Bentham's Utilitarianism -- John Rawls's Theory of Justice -- Wealth, Efficiency and Justice -- Richard Posner's Theory of Wealth Maximization -- Justice and Efficiency -- Conclusions
Summary Employs the concepts and reasoning methods of modern economic theory so as to gain a deeper understanding of legal problems. This book states that it is the role of the law to encourage market competition and, where the market fails because transaction costs are too high, to simulate the result of competitive markets
Analysis filosofie
philosophy
recht
law
economie
economics
bedrijfswetenschap
management science
economische theorie
economic theory
politicologie
political science
Management studies, Business Administration, Organizational Science (General)
Economics (General)
Management, bedrijfskunde, organisatiekunde (algemeen)
Economie (algemeen)
Notes Previously issued as author's dissertation, 2003, University of Zurich, under the title: Effizienz statt Gerechtigkeit?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-215) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects
Procedure (Law) -- Economic aspects
Law -- Philosophy.
Economics.
Economics
economics.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
LAW -- Legal Services.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
Economie de l'entreprise.
Science économique.
Affaires.
Economics.
Justice, Administration of -- Economic aspects.
Law -- Philosophy.
Procedure (Law) -- Economic aspects.
Ökonomische Theorie des Rechts -- Rechtsphilosophie.
Form Electronic book
Author Shannon, Deborah
ISBN 9781402097980
1402097980
9048182034
9789048182039
Other Titles Effizienz statt Gerechtigkeit? English