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The Problem of Liability Rules: The Failings of Wealth Maximization as a Normative Ideal

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores a coherent, appealing theory of tort law by examining the most influential account of the normative foundations of wealth maximization, that of Richard Posner. This chapter's ... More


The Limits of National Form: Normativity and Performativity in Bildungsroman Criticism

Tobias Boes

in Formative Fictions: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and the "Bildungsroman"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451775
eISBN:
9780801465659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451775.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter expands on the central claims presented in the Introduction. It first examines how traditional Bildungsroman criticism is built on the premise of the protagonist's fulfillment in a ... More


Introduction

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chemically Imbalanced argues that among ordinary people there has been a growing shift away from a psychological (or psychosocial) way of imaging self and suffering in terms of mental life and ... More


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