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Recognizing Wrongs

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674241701

Publication Date: 02/04/2020


392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


The most important work in tort theory in the contemporary period. If you teach or write on tort law, you really must read this book.—Lawrence Solum, Legal Theory Blog

Recognizing Wrongs is powerful and elegant. It proposes that civil recourse simultaneously best explains actual tort practice and presents this practice in its best light, as part of what free and equal citizens demand from their government as a condition of recognizing its legitimacy. Goldberg and Zipursky combine a subtle appreciation for doctrine with powerful theoretical arguments. A major achievement.—Daniel Markovits, Guido Calabresi Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Recognizing Wrongs will be of interest to everyone who studies tort law and to many who practice it. Goldberg and Zipursky are the best in the business. This book is historically rich, theoretically sophisticated, and is bound to be a touchstone for tort theory for decades to come.—Scott Hershovitz, Thomas G. and Mabel Long Professor of Law, and Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan

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