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An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Hazel Carty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The economic torts for too long have been under-theorised and under-explored by academics and the judiciary alike. Also in recent years claimants have exploited the resulting chaos by attempting to ... More


A Cloak of Clever Words: The Deconstruction of Deceit in the Mahābhārata

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Concealed Art of the Soul: Theories of Self and Practices of Truth in Indian Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202416
eISBN:
9780191708558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202416.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the discussion of truth-telling, sincerity, and deceit in the Mahābhārata. It explores classical Indian thinking about the value of truth, and the circumstances under which it ... More


The Misrepresentation Economic Torts: Conclusion

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the potential future developments of the misrepresentation economic torts: deceit, malicious falsehood, and passing off. Deceit and its satellite actions — the action for ... More


Introduction

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter introduces the economic torts, i.e., those torts that have as their name suggests the primary function of protecting claimants' economic interests. They include the general economic ... More


Deceit

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the history and ingredients of this tort. The limited application of the tort of deceit to any allegation centred on unfair competition is assessed (given it is a two-party ... More


Bezoar-Stones, Gall-Stones, and Gem-Stones: A Chapter in the History of the Tort of Deceit

John Baker

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses how the action on the case for deceit developed at a time when lawyers operated in a world where the categories of contract and tort were as yet unknown. In particular, under ... More


Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Based on hitherto unexplored and unpublished legal and business records, this study presents the fullest account so far published of any London printing firm in the reign of James I. In particular it ... More


Sidelining debate in the Odyssey

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines representations of debate in the Odyssey, with the suggestion that its less prominent role has implications for the standard view of this poem as playfully dialogic. Reduced to ... More


Deceit in War and Trade

William Ian Miller

in The Philosophy of Deception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327939
eISBN:
9780199852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327939.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers “a genealogy on deceit in war and trade”. It starts with deceit in Ovid and the Old Testament and works its way all the way up to the present day, considering the deceptions of ... More


Sham Transactions

Edwin Simpson and Miranda Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685349
eISBN:
9780191770531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Philosophy of Law

The doctrine of sham is one that pervades the common law. This book provides a cross-disciplinary analysis of all aspects of the sham doctrine, from its history and development to its varied ... More


Self-deceit and the Socratic Paradox

L. JONATHAN COHEN

in An Essay on Belief and Acceptance

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236047
eISBN:
9780191679179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236047.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

While there may be instances wherein we are tempted to say that some people deliberately deceive themselves, self-deceit is a concept that is evidently paradoxical. Although previous proposals for ... More


Restitution for Torts

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Where the claimant is the victim of a tort, exemplary damages may be awarded to punish the defendant for cynically committing a tort. Other remedies are available which are purely restitutionary in ... More


Fraud

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The concept of fraud is ubiquitous in white-collar criminal law, reflecting a protean and proliferating range of meanings. Not only are the fraud offenses among the most frequently charged, but they ... More


Wotan’s Project

Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht

in Finding an Ending: Reflections on Wagner’s Ring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183603
eISBN:
9780199850457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183603.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Opera

Wotan’s internal conflicts were believed to have originated when he made a decision to build Valhalla—an arrangement that he did not intend to push through with. In Wotan’s explanation to Brünnhilde, ... More


City of Masks

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the practice of donning masks in Venice. In the eighteenth century masks were the norm in Venice, and they were worn beyond the carnival season for occasions that were far from ... More


The truth about deception

Aldert Vrij and Samantha Mann

in Tall Tales about the Mind and Brain: Separating fact from fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198568773
eISBN:
9780191693779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568773.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Everybody knows what it is to lie, including young children. This familiarity with lying surely makes people knowledgeable about deception. Fortunately, most people do not make good liars. They ... More


Misrepresentation, Warranty, and Estoppel

P. S. Atiyah

in Essays on Contract

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254447
eISBN:
9780191681493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254447.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter analyses the nature of liability for misrepresentation in the modern law. The first part focuses on misrepresentation and warranty. It presents how ‘mere representation’ can be ... More


Perjurious Albion: Perjury Prosecutions and the Victorian Trial

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Law and History: Current legal Issues 2003 Volume 6

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264148
eISBN:
9780191698910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264148.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter describes the role of perjury prosecutions in attempting to guard against deceit in the courtroom. It shows that the selective persecution of perjury cases has a long history and that ... More


Deceit

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the law of torts as it is relevant to deceit in England during the Tudor period. Deceit appeared to have played a prominent role in actions on the case in the 15th and early ... More


Mistry's Hollow Men: language, lies and the crisis of representation in Such a Long Journey

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies Mistry's Such a Long Journey, a novel that contains elements of a political thriller and which shows that the operations of history are linked to, and impose on, everyday life. ... More


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