Linked bibliography for the SEP article "Theories of the Common Law of Contracts" by Daniel Markovits

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  • Anscombe, G.E.M., 1978, “Rights, Rules, and Promises”, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 3(1): 318–323. Reprinted in 1981, Ethics, Religion, and Politics, 97.
  • Atiyah, Patrick, 1979, The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Contract, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • –––, 1981, Promises, Morals, and the Law, New York: Clarendon Press.
  • Barnett, Randy E., 1986, “A Consent Theory of Contract”, Columbia Law Review, 86: 269–321. [Barnett 1986 available online]
  • Benson, Peter, 2011, “Contract as a Transfer of Ownership”, William and Mary Law Review, 48: 1673–1731 [Benson 2011 available online].
  • Beatson, Jack, 1995, “Public Law Influences in Contract Law”, in Jack Beatson & Daniel Friedmann, (eds.), Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law, 263–288.
  • Bebchuk, Lucian Arye & Omri Ben-Shahar, 2001, “Precontractual Reliance”, Journal of Legal Studies, 30: 423–457. [Bebchuk and Ben-Shahar 2001 available online]
  • Ben-Schachar, Omri, 2004, “Contracts Without Consent: Exploring a New Basis for Contractual Liability”, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 152: 1829–1872. [Ben-Schachar 2004 available online]
  • Birmingham, Robert L., 1970 “Breach of Contract, Damage Measures, and Economic Efficiency”, Rutgers Law Review, 24: 273–292.
  • Brooks, Richard R.W., 2006, “The Efficient Performance Hypothesis”, Yale Law Journal, 116: 568–596.
  • Burton, Steven J., 1980, “Breach of Contract and the Common Law Duty to Perform in Good Faith”, Harvard Law Review, 94: 369–404.
  • Cartwright, J.P.W., 1984, “An Evidentiary Theory of Promises”, Mind, 93: 230–248.
  • Coase, Ronald, 1938, “The Nature of the Firm”, Economica, 4(16): 386–405. Reprinted in, 1988, The Firm, The Market, and the Law, 33, 43–44.
  • Craswell, Richard, 1988, “Precontractual Investigation as an Optimal Precaution Problem”, Journal of Legal Studies, 17(2): 401–436.
  • –––, 1989, “Contract Law, Default Rules, and the Philosophy of Promising”, Michigan Law Review, 88: 489–529.
  • –––, 1996, “Offer, Acceptance and Efficient Reliance”, Stanford Law Review, 48: 481–553.
  • –––, 2000, “Against Fuller and Perdue”, University of Chicago Law Review, 67(Winter): 99–161.
  • Cunnington, Ralph, 2008, “The Assessment of Gain-Based Damages for Breach of Contract”, Modern Law Review, 71: 559–586.
  • Edlin, Aaron S., 1996, “Cadillac Contracts and Up-front Payments: Efficient Investment Under Expectation Damages”, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 12: 98–118.
  • Edlin, Aaron S. and Alan Schwartz, 2003, “Optimal Penalties in Contracts”, Chicago-Kent Law Review, 78: 33–54. [Edlin and Schwartz 2003 available online]
  • Fried, Charles, 1981, Contract as Promise: A Theory of Contractual Obligation, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Friedman, Daniel, 1989, “The Efficient Breach Fallacy”, Journal of Legal Studies, 18: 1–24.
  • Fuller, L. L. and William R. Perdue, Jr., 1936, “The Reliance Interest in Contract Damages: 1”, Yale Law Journal, 46: 52–96. [Fuller and Perdue 1936 available online]
  • Gilmore, Grant, 1974, The Death of Contract, Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press.
  • Goetz, Charles and Robert Scott, 1980, “Enforcing Promises: An Examination of the Basis of Contract”, Yale Law Journal, 89: 1261–1322.
  • –––, 1983, “The Mitigation Principle: Toward a General Theory of Contractual Obligation”, Virginia Law Review, 69: 967–1024.
  • Gordley, James, 1991, The Philosophical Origins of Modern Contract Doctrine, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1881, The Common Law, reprinted 1991, Dover Publications.
  • Hume, David, 1739 [1978], A Treatise of Human Nature, 2nd ed., Oxford University Press.
  • Johnston, Jason Scott, 1999, “Communication and Courtship: Cheap Talk Economics and the Law of Contract Formation”, Virginia Law Review, 85(3): 385–501.
  • Kant, Immanuel, 1797 [1996], The Metaphysics of Morals, 57 [6:271], (Mary Gregor (ed.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Katz, Avery W., 1996, “When Should an Offer Stick? The Economics of Promissory Estoppel in Preliminary Negotiations”, Yale Law Journal, 105: 1249–1309.
  • Kimel, Dori, 2003, From Promise to Contract: Towards a Liberal Theory of Contract, Hart Publishing.
  • Kolodny, Niko and R. Jay Wallace, 2003, “Promises and Practices Revisited”, Philosophy & Public Affairs, 31: 119–154.
  • Kraus, Jody, 2002, “Philosophy of Contract Law”, in Jules Coleman and Scott Shapiro (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law, 687–751.
  • –––, 2009, “The Correspondence of Contract and Promise”, Columbia Law Review, 109: 1603–1649.
  • Kronman, Anthony, 1978, “Specific Performance”, University of Chicago Law Review, 45: 351–382. [Kronman 1978 available online]
  • Kull, Andrew, 2001, “Disgorgement for Breach, the ‘Restitution Interest,’ and the Restatement of Contracts”, Texas Law Review, 79: 2021–2053.
  • Markovits, Daniel, 2004a, “Contract and Collaboration”, Yale Law Journal, 113: 1417–1518. [Markovits 2004a available online]
  • –––, 2004b, “The No Retraction Principle and the Morality of Negotiations”, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 152: 1903–1921. [Markovits 2004b available online]
  • –––, 2006, “Making and Keeping Contracts”, Virginia Law Review, 92: 1325–1374. [Markovits 2006 available online]
  • –––, 2012, Contract Law and Legal Methods, New York, NY: Foundation Press.
  • –––, 2014a, “Good Faith as Contract’s Core Value”, in Gregory Klass, George Letsas, and Prince Saprai, (eds.), The Philosophical Foundatios of Contract Law.
  • –––, 2014b, “Sharing Ex Ante and Sharing Ex Post: The Non-Contractual Basis of Fiduciary Relations”, in Andrew S. Gold and Paul B. Miller, (eds.), The Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 209–224.
  • Markovits, Daniel and Alan Schwartz, 2011, “The Myth of Efficient Breach: New Defenses of the Expectation InterestL”, Virginia Law Review, 97: 1939–2008. [Markovits & Schwartz 2011 available online]
  • –––, 2012a, “The Expectation Remedy Revisited”, Virginia Law Review, 98: 1093–1107. [Markovits & Schwartz 2012a available online]
  • –––, 2012b, “The Expectation Remedy and the Promissory Basis of Contract”, Suffolk Law Review, 45: 799–825. [Markovits & Schwartz 2012b available online]
  • NCCUSL, 1925, Handbook of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting (NCCUSL), Detroit, Michigan.
  • Owens, David, 2012, Shaping the Normative Landscape, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Polinsky, A. Mitchell, 1983, “Risk Sharing Through Breach of Contract Remedies”, The Journal of Legal Studies, 12(2): 427–444.
  • Polinsky, A. Mitchell and Steven Shavell, 1998, “Punitive Damages: An Economic Analysis”, Harvard Law Review, 111: 869–962.
  • Quillen, Gwyn, 1988, “Note, Contract Damages and Cross-Subsidization”, Southern California Law Review, 61: 1125–1141.
  • Radin, Margaret Jane, 1987, “Market Inalienability”, Harvard Law Review, 100: 1849–1937.
  • Rawls, John, 1955, “Two Concepts of Rules”, The Philosophical Review, 64: 3–32.
  • –––, 1971, A Theory of Justice, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
  • Raz, Joseph, 1977, “Promises and Obligations”, in P.M.S. Hacker & Joseph Raz (eds.), Law, Morality, and Society, 210–228.
  • [R2 Contracts] Restatement (Second) of Contracts, 1981.
  • [R2 Torts] Restatement (Second) of Torts, 1977.
  • [R3 Restitution] Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment §39 (Tentative Draft No. 4, 2005).
  • Scanlon, T.M., 1982, “Contractualism and Utilitarianism”, in Amartya Sen & Bernard Williams (eds.), Utilitarianism and Beyond, 103–129.
  • –––, 1998, What We Owe to Each Other, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • –––, 2001, “Promises and Contracts”, in Peter Benson (ed.), The Theory of Contract Law: New Essays, 86–117.
  • Schwartz, Alan and Robert Scott, 2003, “Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law”, Yale Law Journal, 113: 541–619. [Schwartz and Scott 2003 available online]
  • –––, 2007, “Precontractual Liability and Preliminary Agreements”, Harvard Law Review, 120: 661–707.
  • Shavell, Steven, 1980, “Damage Measures for Breach of Contract”, The Bell Journal of Economics, 11(2): 466–490.
  • Shiffrin, Seana Valentine, 2007, “The Divergence of Contract and Promise”, Harvard Law Review, 120: 708–753.
  • –––, 2009, “Could Breach of Contract be Immoral?”, Michigan Law Review, 107: 1551–1568.
  • –––, 2012, “Must I Mean What You Think I Should Have Said?”, Virginia Law Review, 98: 159–176.
  • Smith, Adam, c.1764 [1985], “Of Contract”, in, 1978, Lectures on Jurisprudence, edited by R. L. Meek, D. D. Raphael & P. G. Stein, p. 472. Quoted in R.S. Downie, 1985, “Three Accounts of Promising”, Philosophical Quarterly, 35(140): 259–271.
  • Smith, Stephen, 2000, “Towards a Theory of Contract”, in Jeremy Horder (ed.), Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence: Fourth Series, 107–129.
  • –––, 2004, Contract Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • [U.C.C.] Uniform Commercial Code, 2003.
  • Weinrib, Ernest J., 1975, “The Fiduciary Obligation”, University of Toronto Law Journal, 25(1): 1–22.

Cases

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  • Hadley v. Baxendale, 156 Eng. Rep. 145 (Court of Exchequer, 1854)
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  • Jones v. Star Credit Corp., 298 N.Y.S.2d 264 (1969).
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  • Patterson v. Walker–Thomas Furniture Co., Inc., 277 A.2d 111 (District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1971).
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