The Nature of Reasonableness
17 Pages Posted: 11 Jun 2019
Date Written: June 4, 2019
Though the notion of reasonableness dominates Anglo-American law, its meaning has been clouded by traditional conceptual analysis. This Essay argues that greater clarity can be gained by taking a scientific approach to the subject, exposing the natural foundations beneath the concept’s varied interpretations.
Keywords: Reasonableness, Fairness, Tort Law, Constitutional Law, Neuroscience, Moral Psychology, Feelings, Emotion, Cognition, Systems Science, Coordination
JEL Classification: K13
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