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Reasons? For Restitution?

Abstract:

The law of unjust enrichment is a subject of intense doctrinal debate. While it has received increasing theoretical attention, deep disagreement remains about its conceptual and normative roots. Charlie Webb’s Reason and Restitution,1 the product of many years’ work, provides a feature-length theoretical discussion of mistaken payments, generally taken to be a central case of unjust enrichment. We should take it seriously. I found the book’s arguments engaging and thoughtprovoking, even when ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1468-2230.12234

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
All Souls College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Modern Law Review Journal website
Volume:
79
Issue:
6
Pages:
1116-1136
Publication date:
2016-11-21
Acceptance date:
2016-08-13
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EISSN:
1468-2230
ISSN:
0026-7961 and 1468-2230
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661161
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2016-11-22

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