David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Law and Philosophy 11 (4):297 - 330 (1992)
This paper examines moral problems that arise when assigning liability in causally problematic mass exposure tort cases. It examines the relevance of different conceptions of corrective justice for such assignments of liability. It explores an analogy between the expressive role of punishment and the expressive role of tort, and argues that the imposition of liability in causally problematic mass exposure cases can be justified by appeal to expressive considerations.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
A. Strudler (1997). The Problem of Mass Torts. Law and Philosophy 16 (1):101-105.
Jules L. Coleman (1982). Moral Theories of Torts: Their Scope and Limits: Part I. [REVIEW] Law and Philosophy 1 (3):371 - 390.
Jody S. Kraus (1997). A Non-Solution to a Non-Problem: A Comment on Alan Strudler's“Mass Torts and Moral Principles”. [REVIEW] Law and Philosophy 16 (1):91 - 100.
Avihay Dorfman (2010). Can Tort Law Be Moral? Ratio Juris 23 (2):205-228.
Christopher J. Robinette, Can There Be a Unified Theory of Torts? A Pluralist Suggestion From History and Doctrine.
Theodore M. Benditt (1982). Liability for Failing to Rescue. Law and Philosophy 1 (3):391 - 418.
John Gardner (2011). What is Tort Law For? Part 1. The Place of Corrective Justice. Law and Philosophy 30 (1):1-50.
Jules L. Coleman (1983). Moral Theories of Torts: Their Scope and Limits: Part II. [REVIEW] Law and Philosophy 2 (1):5 - 36.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads29 ( #57,625 of 1,096,620 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #102,815 of 1,096,620 )
How can I increase my downloads?