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The same is true of most liberal, autonomy-based conceptions of promissory obligation in the moral realm.
The question I wish to pursue here is this: Having established the voluntary nature of promissory obligation, has liberal contract theory (LCT) put itself out of a job?
But the same analysis applies to promises made in the context of personal relationships, leading to the same conclusion: autonomy- or reliance-based theories of promissory obligations imply no first-order moral preference about the scope of promissory obligation.
I conclude by distinguishing two theories of promissory obligation, a widely held view which I call the information interest theory and an alternative which I call the authority interest theory.
Does Thomas Scanlon's careful "moral principle" account of promissory obligation account for a promisee's rights?
we continue to have a promissory obligation to provide some sort of
at a specified time and fail to perform, my promissory obligation has
damages as enforcing in some way the underlying promissory obligation.
Coverage includes the Coase theorem, economics of promissory obligations, economics of tort law, economics of criminal law, regulating and deregulating markets, economics of antitrust law, and economics of intellectual property.
For Fried, it is the voluntary nature of promissory obligations that distinguishes contract from tort and other branches of private law.
By contrast, Fried was less concerned with the question of whether the promise principle requires legal enforcement of all freely undertaken promissory obligations.