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Editor, The Theory of Contract Law: New Essays (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001).


Justice in Transactions: A Theory of Contract Law (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019)

“The Demands of an Interpretative Theory of Contract” 83 U Chi. L. Rev. Online  190 [2017].

“Radin on Consent and Fairness in Consumer Boilerplate: A Comment” [2013] CBLJ 282-291.

"The Idea of Consideration" (2011) 61 U.T.L.J. 241-278.

"Misfeasance as an Organization Normative Idea in Private Law" (2010) 60 U.T.L.J. 731-98. 

"Contract" in D. Patterson ed., Blackwell's Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory 2 ed. (2010) (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell) 29-63.

"The Problem with Pure Economic Loss" (2009) 60 Peer Review South Carolina Law Review 823-879.

"The Basis and Limits of Tort Recovery for General Average Contribution Economic Loss" (2008) 16 Torts Law Journal 1-20. 

"Should White v. Jones Represent Canadian Law: A Return to First Principles" in J. Neyers et. al., eds., Emerging Issues in Tort Law (Hart Publishers, 2007) 141-190.  

"Contract as a Transfer of Ownership" 48 William and Mary L. Rev. 1673-1731.

"Disorgement for Breach of Contract and Corrective Justice: An Analysis in Outline" in J. Neyers, M. McInnes, and S. Pitel, eds.,  Understanding Unjust Enrichment (Hart Publishers, 2004) 311-330. 

“Equality of Opportunity and Private Law” in D. Barak-Erez & D. Friedmann, eds., Human Rights in Private Law (Hart Publishers, 2002) 201-243.

Philosophy of Property Law” in Coleman & Shapiro eds., The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (Oxford University Press, 2002) 752-814.

“The Expectation and Reliance Interests in Contract Theory: A Reply to Fuller and Perdue” in R. Cooter & J. Gordley, eds., Issues in Legal Scholarship: The Journals of Legal Scholarship (, 2001.)

“The Idea of a Public Basis of Justification for Contract” (1995), 33 Osgoode Hall Journal 273-336.

“Contract Law” in Dennis Patterson, ed., Companion to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (Blackwell Publishers, 1996)

“The Basis for Excluding Liability for Economic Loss in Tort Law” in David Owen, ed., Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law (Oxford University Press, 1995) 427-459.

Rawls, Hegel, and Personhood” (1994), Political Theory 491-500.

The Basis of Corrective Justice and its Relation to Distributive Justice” (1992), 77 Iowa Law Review 515-624.

“The Priority of Abstract Right and Constructivism in Hegel’s Legal Philosophy” in David Carlson, Drucilla Cornell & Michel Rosenfeld, eds., Hegel and Legal Theory (Routledge, 1991) 174-204.

The Priority of Abstract Right, Constructivism, and the Possibility of Collective Rights” (1991), 4 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 257-291.

“Abstract Right and the Possibility of a Nondistributive Conception of Contract:  Hegel and Contemporary Contract Theory” (1989), 10 Cardozo Law Review 1077-1198.

“External Freedom According to Kant” (1987), 87 Columbia Law Review 559-579.

“Grotius’ Contribution to the Natural Law of Contract” (1985), 6 Canadian Journal of Netherlandic Studies 1-27.

“François Gény’s Doctrine of Customary Law” (1982), The Canada Year Book of International Law, Vol. 22; reprinted in A. Dundas Renteln and Alan Dundas, eds. Folk Law: Essays in the Theory and Practice of Lex Non Scripta, (Garland Publishing) 883-897.

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