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Contract theory

the evolution of contractual intent

by Larry A. DiMatteo

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracts.,
  • Declaration of intention.,
  • Contracts -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-206) and index.

    StatementLarry A. DiMatteo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK840 .D56 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 221 p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL360539M
    ISBN 100870134868, 0870134442
    LC Control Number98020606

    contract theory is a subset of Game Theory which is defined by the notion that one party to the game (typically called the principal) is given all of the bargaining power and so can make a take-it-or-leave-it offer to the other party or parties (i.e., the agent(s)). The Social Contract – Hobbes () 1. Hypothesis: The State of Nature: Thomas Hobbes begins by noting that all people are basically equal in strength and intelligence. No single person is so smart or powerful that they cannot be defeated our outwitted by someone else (or maybe a few others).

    Analysis of the theory of Social Contract by Jean Jacques Rousseau Jean Jacques Rousseau was a French philosopher who gave a new interpretation to the theory of Social Contract in his work “The Social Contract” and “ Emile”. According to him, social contract is not a historical fact but a hypothetical construction of by: 2. The Social Contract Jean-Jacques Rousseau The first societies BOOK 1 This little treatise is salvaged from a much longer work that I abandoned long ago, having started it without thinking about whether I was capable of pulling it off. Of various bits that might be rescued from what I had written of that longer work, what IFile Size: KB.

    Overview of Leviathan More than most works published during the Enlightenment, Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan () stands as a transition piece between the Medieval and modern n at the end of the English Civil War, Leviathan exhibits a fair appraisal of human dignity while also exposing the dangers of traditional theory of a “social contract” celebrated the rights Author: Obbie Todd. Don't show me this again. Welcome! This is one of over 2, courses on OCW. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left. MIT OpenCourseWare is a free & open publication of material from thousands of MIT courses, covering the entire MIT curriculum.. No enrollment or registration.


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There may be more legal detail in this book than the theorist requires (as in the discussions of offer and acceptance and conditions), and more theory than is necessary for the law student (as in the early discussion of the morality of promising).In Book I of The Social Contract, Rousseau sets out to determine the basis for legitimate, political authority.

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