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SIMPLE RULES FOR A COMPLEX WORLD
by Richard Allen EPSTEIN
Harvard University Press, 1995
Cloth: 978-0-674-80820-1 | Paper: 978-0-674-80821-8 | eISBN: 978-0-674-03656-7

TOC
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Contents 
    • Preface
    • Introduction: Too Many Lawyers, Too Much Law
    • I. 
    • Cutting through Complexity
      • 1. 
      • The Virtues of Simplicity
      • 2. 
      • The Enemies of Simplicity
    • II. 
    • The Simple Rules
      • 3. 
      • Autonomy and Property
      • 4. 
      • Contract
      • 5. 
      • Torts
      • 6. 
      • Necessity, Coordination, and Just Compensation
      • 7. 
      • Take and Pay
    • III. 
    • The Rules in Action
      • 8. 
      • Contracting for Labor
      • 9. 
      • Employment Discrimination and Comparable Worth
      • 10. 
      • Professional Liability for Financial Loss
      • 11. 
      • The Origins of Product Liability Law
      • 12. 
      • The Contemporary Product Liability Scene
      • 13. 
      • The Internal Life of the Corporation
      • 14. 
      • The Corporation and the World
      • 15. 
      • Environmental Protection and Private Property
    • Conclusion: The Challenges to Simple Rules
    • Notes
    • Index of Statutes
    • Index of Cases
    • General Index

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