The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law

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The Dignity of Commerce is a rigorous and novel exploration of moral justification of contract law through how it fosters well-functioning markets. Nathan B. Oman demonstrates how contract law deals overwhelmingly with the matters of commercial exchange, and how commerce in turn breeds habits of mind, or virtues, that support a liberal society. He also shows how markets provide a framework for peaceful cooperation across the fault lines of race, culture, religion, and politics that outdo even democratic political ...

The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226415529

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