University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 61, Number 2 /2011

University of Toronto Law Journal –  Volume 61, Number 2 /2011


Special Issue: Understanding Law on its Own Terms: Essays on the Occasion of Ernest Weinrib’s Killam Prize

In 2009, the internationally leading scholar of private law and Canada’s pre-eminent legal theorist, Ernest Weinrib, was awarded the Killam Prize in the social sciences, the country’s highest honor for scholarly career achievement.  On the occasion of the prize, Weinrib presented a public lecture on Private Law and Public Right, developing a new set of ideas.  In this special issue, Weinrib’s lecture is published together with pieces by former students of his who have made important contributions to private law theory.

Editor’s Note
Arthur Ripstein

Ernie’s Three Worlds
Bruce Chapman

Private Law And Public Right
Ernest J Weinrib

Formalism In Music And Law
Allan Beever

The Idea Of Consideration
Peter Benson

Private Law And Kantian Right
Alan Brudner

Legal Positivism As An Idea About Morality
Martin Stone

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  1. Gene says:

    very interesting read, thank you for the share.