Individualizing Theories and Theory of Conditions (<i>Bedingungstheorie</i>)

H. L. A. Hart

in Causation in the Law

Second edition

Published in print May 1985 | ISBN: 9780198254744
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681523 | DOI:
Individualizing Theories and Theory of Conditions (Bedingungstheorie)

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This and the next chapter examine some of the more prominent theories of causation propounded on the Continent. The first section of this chapter considers individualizing theories of causation. The second section discusses the rise of the theory of conditions (Bedingungstheorie). The third section describes the notion of a condition. The fourth section deals with the identification of causes and conditions.

Keywords: causation; individualizing theories; theory of conditions; Bedingungstheorie; causes; conditions

Chapter.  16156 words. 

Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

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