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I: METHODOLOGY1: What is Contract Theory? II: GENERAL THEORIES OF CONTRACT2: Introduction to General Theories: Classification and Overview 3: The Nature of Contractual Obligations: The Analytic Question 4: The Justification of Contractual Obligations: The Normative Question III: CONTRACT LAW DOCTRINES5: Establishing Agreement: The Law of Offer and Acceptance 6: The Kinds of Agreements that are Enforced: Formalities, Intention to Create Legal Relations, Consideration, and Estoppel 7: The Kinds of Agreements not Enforced: Substantive Limitations on Enforceability 8: The Content of the Contract: Interpreting and Implying Terms 9: Excuses for Non-Performance: Duress, Unconscionability, Mistake, Misrepresentation, Frustration, and Discharge for Breach 10: Breach of Contract: The Puzzle of Strict Liability 11: Remedies for Breach

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Prof Stephen Smith is Professor of Law at McGill University, Montreal and former Tutor and Fellow in Law at St Anne's College, Oxford.

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..."fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of
promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger
issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review

.,."fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of
promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger
issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review


, .."fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of
promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger
issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review


., ."fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of
promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger
issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review

.,."fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review


."..fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review




..".fascinating and important contribution to the current debates. Part textbook and part original analysis, Smith surveys most of the prominent contemporary theories of contract law and ultimately offers a detailed argument in favor of a unified theory built around the moral force of promising....Stephen Smith has produced an impressive and important book. It provides a detailed and nearly comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories of contract law. Perhaps more importantly, it makes important contributions both to the theory of promising and contracts and to the larger issue of how scholars should adjudicate between the claims of competing theories of the law."--Michigan Law Review


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