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The Twilight of Human Rights Law

Eric A. Posner - Law - 2014 - 192 pages
Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties and conventions designed to signal that commitment. At the same time ...
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Economic Foundations of International Law

Eric A. Posner, A. O Sykes - Law - 2013
Exchange of goods and ideas among nations, cross-border pollution, global warming, and international crime pose formidable questions for international law. Two respected ...
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Law and Social Norms

Eric A. Posner - Business & Economics - 2009 - 272 pages
What is the role of law in a society in which order is maintained mostly through social norms, trust, and nonlegal sanctions? Eric Posner argues that social norms are sometimes ...
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New Foundations of Cost-benefit Analysis

Matthew D. Adler, Eric A. Posner - Business & Economics - 2006 - 236 pages
In this book, the authors reconceptualize cost-benefit analysis, arguing that its objective should be overall well-being rather than economic efficiency. This book not only ...
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Law and Happiness

Eric A. Posner, Cass R. Sunstein - Law - 2010 - 368 pages
Since the earliest days of philosophy, thinkers have debated the meaning of the term happiness and the nature of the good life. But it is only in recent years that the study of ...
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Climate Change Justice

Eric A. Posner, David Weisbach - Political Science - 2010 - 232 pages
Climate change and justice are so closely associated that many people take it for granted that a global climate treaty should--indeed, must--directly address both issues ...
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The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic

Eric A. Posner, Adrian Vermeule - Law - 2011 - 256 pages
Ever since Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. used "imperial presidency" as a book title, the term has become central to the debate about the balance of power in the U.S. government ...
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