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Basil S. Markesinis

  • Jamail Regents Chair Emeritus in Law



  • Οι Επτά Ιδέες για Πιαθανή Αναγέννηση της Ελλάδας [Seven Ideas for the Revival of Greece] Athens: Livanis, 2011) [Published in Greek].
  • Γράφοντας Για τον Εαυτό μου [Writing for Myself] (Athens: Livanis, 2011) [Published in Greek].
  • Η Ελλάς των Κρίσεων [The Greece of Crises] (Athens: Livanis 2011) [Published in Greek].
  • Μια νέα εξωτερική πολιτική για την Ελλάδα [A New Foreign Policy for Greece] (Athens: Livanis, 2010) [Published in Greek].
  • Σκιές απο την Αμερική. Άρθρα και Δοκίμια πάνω στον Σύγχρονο Αμερικανικό Επεκλτατισμό [Shadows from America ](Athens: Livanis, 2009) [Published in Greek].
  • Engaging with Foreign Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2009) (with Jörg Fedtke).
  • Επικοινωνιακή Διπλωματία και Διπλωματία Βάθους [Communication and Substance in Diplomacy] (Athens: Livanis, 2009) [Published in Greek].
  • Σκοτεινό Μεγαλείο. Εικονογραφημένο [Flawed Grandeur] (Ελληνικά Γράμματα, 2008) [Published in Greek.]
  • The Duality of Genius: Shades, Blemishes and Vices in the Lives of Great Achievers ([Vienna]: Jan Sramek Verlag, 2008).
  • Good and Evil in Art and Law: An Extended Essay (New York: Springer Wien, 2007). [Translated into Greek as Το Καλό και το Κακό στην Τέχνη και το Δίκαιο. Ενα Εκτενές Δοκίμιο. Εκδόσεις Λιβάνη; Athens: Livanis, 2009].
  • Liber Amicorum Guido Alpa: Private Laws Beyond the National Systems 645 (British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2007) (editor with Mads Andenas, Silvia Diaz Alabart, Hans Micklitz & Nello Pasquini).
  • Patterns of Regionalism and Federalism (Oxford, U.K.: Hart Publishing, 2006) (editor, with Jörg Fedtke).
  • The German Law of Contract: A Comparative Treatise (Oxford, U.K.: Hart Publishing, 2nd ed. 2006, with Hannes Unberath & Angus Johnston; Oxford, U.K.: 1st ed. 1997, with Werner Lorenz & Gerhard Dannemann).
  • Judicial Recourse to Foreign Law: A New Source of Inspiration? (New York; London: Routledge-Cavendish, 2006) (with Jörg Fedtke).
  • Compensation for Personal Injury in English, German and Italian Law: A Comparative Outline (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2005) (with Michael Coester, Guido Alpa & Augustus Ulstein).
  • Rechtsvergleichung in Theorie und Praxis: Ein Beitrag zur rechtswissenschaftlichen Methodenlehre (Munich: Sellier European Law Publishers, 2004).
  • Comparative Law in the Courtroom and Classroom: The Story of the Last Thirty-Five Years (Oxford, U.K.: Hart Publishing, 2003). [Translated into Chinese; Beijing: Qing hua da xue chu ban she, 2008; Translated into French as Juges et universitaires face au droit comparé : histoire des trente-cinq dernières années (Micheline Aubrémont-Jestaz, trans.; Paris: Dalloz, 2006; Translated into Italian as Il metodo della comparazione: il retaggio del passato e le sfide del futuro (Vanna Levi & Nello Pasquini, trans.; Milano: A Guiffrè, 2004).]
  • Scholarship, Reputation of Scholarship, and Legacy: Provocative Reflections from a Comparatist's Point of View: Being the Ninth John Maurice Kelly Memorial Lecture. (Dublin: University College Dublin, Faculty of Law, 2003).
  • Tort Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 5th ed. 2003, with Simon Deakin & Angus Johnston; 4th ed. 1999, 3rd ed. 1994, with Simon F. Deakin; 2nd ed. 1989, 1st ed. 1984, with Reginald W. M. Dias).
  • The German Law of Torts: A Comparative Treatise (Oxford, U.K.: Hart, 4th ed. 2002, with Hannes Unberath; New York: Oxford University Press, 3rd revised & corrected reprint, 1997; 3rd ed. 1994; 2nd ed. 1990; 1st ed. 1986).
  • The German Law of Torts: A Comparative Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th ed. 2002; 3rd ed. revised and corrected reprint 1997; 3rd ed. 1994; 2nd ed. 1990; 1st ed. 1986).
  • The British Contribution to the Europe of the Twenty-First Century: The British Academy Centenary Lectures (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2002) (editor & contributor).
  • Always on the Same Path: Essays on Foreign Law and Comparative Methodology, Vol. 2 (Oxford, U.K.: Hart Publishing, 2001).
  • The Coming Together of the Common Law and the Civil Law: The Clifford Chance Millennium Lectures (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2000) (editor & contributor).
  • Tortious Liability of Statutory Bodies: A Comparative and Economic Analysis of Five English Cases (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 1999) (with J-B. Auby, D. Coester-Waltjen & S. F. Deakin).
  • Protecting Privacy: The Clifford Chance Lectures, Volume Four (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) (editor & contributor).
  • The Impact of the Human Rights Bill on English Law. The Clifford Chance Lectures, Vol. III (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1998) (editor & contributor).
  • Foreign Law & Comparative Methodology: A Subject and a Thesis (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 1997).
  • Tortious Liability for Unintentional Harm in the Common Law and the Civil Law (2 v.; Japanese ed. 1997; Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1982) (with Frederick H. Lawson).
  • Law Making, Law Finding and Law Shaping: The Diverse Influences. The Clifford Chance Lectures, Vol. II (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997) (editor & contributor).
  • The German Law of Contract and Restitution (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997, with Werner Lorenz & Gerhard Dannemann).
  • Bridging the Channel. The Clifford Chance Lectures, Vol. I (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996) (editor & contributor).
  • The Gradual Convergence: Foreign Ideas, Foreign Influences, and English Law on the Eve of the 21st Century (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994) (editor).
  • An Outline of the Law of Agency (London: Butterworths, 3rd ed. 1992; 2nd ed. 1986; 1st ed. 1979) (with R. J. C. Munday).
  • Lectures on the Common Law (3 vols.; Boston: Kluwer Law & Taxation Publishers, 1988-1991) (with J. H. M. Willems) (editors & contributors).
  • Tort Law Statutes (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989) (editor, with Reginald W. M. Dias).
  • Some Comparative Reflections on Junior Books v. Veitchi and the Aliakmon (Leiden: Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, 1987). [Inaugural lecture at the University of Leiden, Apr. 3, 1987.]
  • La réparation du dommage corporel: essai de comparaison des droit anglais et francais (Paris: Economica, 1985) (with Genevieve Viney).
  • Richterliche Rechtspolitik im Haftungsrecht (Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1981).
  • The English Law of Torts: A Comparative Introduction (Brussels: E. Bruylant, 1976) (with Reginald W. M. Dias).
  • The Theory and Practice of Dissolution of Parliament: A Comparative Study with Special Reference to the United Kingdom and Greek Experience (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1972).
  • The Mother's Right to Guardianship According to the Greek Civil Code (in Greek) (1968).


  • Two Kinds of Justice: Human and Divine, Random Thoughts à propos Milton's Paradise Lost, 20 Denning Law Journal 1 (2008).
  • Judicial Mentality: Mental Disposition or Outlook as a Factor Impeding Recourse to Foreign Law, 80 Tulane Law Review 1325 (2006).
  • National Self-Sufficiency or Intellectual Arrogance? The Current Attitude of American Courts Towards Foreign Law, The Ninth Peter Taylor Memorial Lecture, Lincoln's Inn, 2006, 65 Cambridge Law Journal 301 (2006).
  • In a Shrinking World the Need to Understand Each Other Better is Growing Fast, Año 1 Revista Jurídica 151 (2006).
  • Understanding American Law by Looking at It Through Foreign Eyes: Towards a Wider Theory for the Study and Use of Foreign Law, 81 Tulane Law Review 123 (2006).
  • French System Builders and English Problem Solvers: Missed and Emerging Opportunities for Convergence of French and English Law, 40 Texas International Law Journal 663 (2005).
  • Constructions de Systemes et Resolution de Problemes Concrets: Occasions Manquees et Naissantes Pour Une Convergence Methodologique Entre le Droit Francais et le Droit Anglais, 2005 Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Civil 47.
  • The Judge as Comparatist, 80 Tulane Law Review 11 (2005) (with Jörg Fedtke).
  • The Enduring (Double) Legacy of the Code Napoléon, 121 Law Quarterly Review 80 (2005).
  • Deux Cents ans Dans la Vie d'un Code Celebre. Reflexions Historiques et Comparatives a Propos des Projects Europeens, 2004 Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Civil 45.
  • Concerns and Ideas About the Developing English Law of Privacy (And How Knowledge of Foreign Law Might Be of Help), 52 American Journal of Comparative Law 133 (2004) (with Jörg Fedtke, Colm O'Cinneide & Myriam Hunter-Henin).
  • Two Hundred Years of a Famous Code: What Should We Be Celebrating?, 39 Texas International Law Journal 561 (2004).
  • Case Law and Comparative Law: Any Wider Lessons?, 11 European Review of Private Law 717 (2003).
  • Liability of Financial Experts in German and American Law: An Exercise in Comparative Methodology, 51 American Journal of Comparative Law 275 (2003) (with Michael Coester).
  • Scholarship, Reputation of Scholarship, and Legacy--Provocative Reflections from a Comparatist's Point of View, 38 The Irish Jurist (N.S.) 1 (2003).
  • Foreign Law Inspiring National Law: Lessons from Greatorex v. Greatorex, 61 Cambridge Law Journal 386 (2002).
  • Plaintiff's Tort Law or Defendant's Tort Law? Is the House of Lords Moving Towards a Synthesis?, 9 Torts Law Journal 168 (2001).
  • Introduction: The Life and Work of Hans Wolfgang Baade [Symposium: Teaching and Practicing Law in the 21st Century: A Symposium Honoring the Distinguished Career of Professor Hans Baade], 36 Texas International Law Journal 403 (2001).
  • Unité ou divergence: a la recherche des ressemblances dans le droit européen contemporain, 53 Revue internationale de droit comparé 807 (2001).
  • Tortious Liability for Negligent Misdiagnosis of Learning Disabilities: A Comparative Study of English and American Law [Symposium: Teaching and Practicing Law in the 21st Century: A Symposium Honoring the Distinguished Career of Professor Hans Baade], 36 Texas International Law Journal 427 (2001) (with Adrian R. Stewart).
  • Réflexions d'un comparatiste britannique sur et à partir de l'arrêt Perruche, 2001 Revue trimestrielle de droit civil 75.
  • Judicial Style and Judicial Reasoning in England and Germany, 59 Cambridge Law Journal 294 (2000).
  • Homage an das deutsche Recht, 4 European Review of Private Law 429 (1999).
  • Privacy, Freedom of Expression and the Horizontal Effect of the Human Rights Bill: Lessons From Germany [1998 Wilberforce Lecture], 115 Law Quarterly Review 47 (1999).
  • Why a Code is Not the Best Way to Advance the Cause of European Legal Unity, 5 European Review of Private Law 519 (1997).
  • Foreign Law and Foreign Ideas in the English Courts: The Contemporary English Contribution to the Use of Foreign Law and Comparative Methodology, 50 Revue hellénique de droit international 365 (1997). [Reprinted in 1998 Academia Analecta 5.]
  • Il diritto alla "privacy" nell'esperienza di "common law" e nell'esperienza italiana, 51 Rivista trimestrale di diritto e procedura civile 417 (1997) (with Guido Alpa).
  • The Comparatist (or a Plea for a Broader Legal Education (Inaugural Lecture in the University of Oxford, 1996), 15 Yearbook of European Law 261 (1995). [Reprinted in 2 Pressing Problems in the Law 108 (P.B.H. Birks ed.; 1996).]
  • Five Days in the House of Lords: Some Comparative Reflections on White v. Jones, 3 Torts Law Journal 169 (1995). [Also published in 16 Saggi, Conferenze e Seminari (Roma: Centro di Studi e Ricerche di Diritto Comparato e Straniero, 1995).]
  • The Professional and Lay Elements in the Shaping and Development of English Law [Inaugural Address delivered in the Academy of Athens, in Greek], 57 Academiae Analecta (1995).
  • A Matter of Style [Inaugural Lecture, University College, London], 110 Law Quarterly Review 607 (1994). [Published in Italian as Una questione de stile, 26 Politica del diritto 209 (1995).]
  • Bridging Legal Cultures, 23 Israel Law Review 363 (1993) [1993 Lionel Cohen Lecture delivered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on 16 June 1993].
  • Caparo and Murphy: How Two Recent Decisions of the House of Lords Look From the Other Side of the Channel, 1993 European Journal of Private Law 155.
  • The Destructive and Constructive Role of the Comparative Lawyer [Inaugural Address delivered at the Royal Belgian Academy, Mar. 21, 1992], 1993 Rabels Zeitschrift 428 . [Reprinted in 55 Academiae Analecta 87 (1993).]
  • Judge, Jurist and the Study and Use of Foreign Law, 109 Law Quarterly Review 622 (1993)
  • Solicitors' Liability Towards Third Parties: Back Into the Troubled Waters of the Contract/Tort Divide, 56 Modern Law Review 558 (1993) (with Werner Lorenz).
  • Compensation for Negligently Inflicted Pure Economic Loss: Some Canadian Views, 109 Law Quarterly Review 5 (1993).
  • The Calcutt Report Must Not be Forgotten, 55 Modern Law Review 118 (1992).
  • Il Ruolo della Giurisprudenza nella Comparazione Giuridica, 8 Contratto e impresa 1350 (1992).
  • The Random Element of Their Lordships' Infallible Judgment: A Critical Look at the Tort of Negligence from Anns to Murphy, 55 Modern Law Review 619 (1992).
  • Doctrinal Clarity in Tort Litigation: A Comparative Lawyer's Viewpoint, 25 International Lawyer 953 (1991).
  • Our Patchy Law of Privacy--Time to Do Something About It, 53 Modern Law Review 802 (1990).
  • Litigation-Mania in England, Germany and the USA: Are We So Very Different?, 49 Cambridge Law Journal 233 (1990).
  • Eternal and Troublesome Triangles, 106 Law Quarterly Review 556 (1990).
  • The Compelling Case for a Law on Privacy, 1990 Business Law Brief 17.
  • Comparative Law--A Subject in Search of an Audience, 53 Modern Law Review 1 (1990).
  • Tort Victims and Litigants in England and the U.S.A.--Some Thoughts on Some Real and Apparent Differences, 21 ALI-ABA CLE Review 1 (1990).
  • Rechtsvergelijking--Een Onderwerp op Zock Naar Een Gehoor, 26 Tijdschrift voor privaatrecht 1615 (1989).
  • Negligence, Nuisance and Affirmative Duties of Action (Great Britain), 105 Law Quarterly Review 104 (1989).
  • Archaic Law of Defamation is in Need of Reform, Financial Times of London, Dec. 15, 1988 (with David A. Anderson).
  • Thesis--Antithesis But No Signs Yet of a Synthesis, 104 Law Quarterly Review 912 (1988).
  • Problèmes de responsabilité médicale en droit anglais: un aperçu de la situation dans les années 80, 40 Revue internationale de droit comparé 351 (1988).
  • Fixing Acceptable Boundaries to the Liability of Solicitors, 2 Weekly Law Reports 469 (1987) [reprinted in 103 Law Quarterly Review 346, 1987].
  • Liability of the Police to an Ordinary Citizen for Failing to Arrest a Dangerous Murderer, 46 Cambridge Law Journal 387 (1987).
  • An Expanding Tort Law--The Price of a Rigid Contract Law, 103 Law Quarterly Review 354 (1987).
  • The Right to Be Let Alone Versus Freedom of Speech, Public Law, Spring 1986, at 67.
  • Leigh and Sillavan Ltd. v. Aliakom Shipping Co. Ltd., 2 Weekly Law Reports 902 (1986) [reprinted in 45 Cambridge Law Journal 384, 1986].
  • Conceptualism, Pragmatism and Courage: a Common Lawyer Looks at Some Judgments of the German Federal Court, 34 American Journal of Comparative Law 349 (1986).
  • The Imaginative Versus the Faint-Hearted: Economic Loss Still in a State of Chaos, 45 Cambridge Law Journal 384 (1986).
  • Tort Damages in English and German Law: A Comparison, 97 Studi Senesi 7 (1985).
  • Wardship Jurisdiction and Human Privacy: One More Small Step in the Right Direction, 44 Cambridge Law Journal 209 (1985).
  • L'enseignement du droit comparé sous l'eclairage de la jurisprudence, , 9 Revue de la Recherche Juridique, Droit Prospectif 864 (1985).
  • Re X (A Minor), 44 Cambridge Law Journal 209 (1985).
  • La notion de Considération dans la Common Law: Vieux problèmes: nouvelles théories, 35 Revue internationale de droit comparé 735 (1983).
  • La perversion des notions de responsabilité civile par la pratique de l'assurance, 35 Revue internationale de droit comparé 301 (1983).
  • La politique jurisprudentielle et la réparation du préjudice economique en angleterre: une approche comparative, 35 Revue internationale de droit comparé 31 (1983).
  • Cricket, Power-Boat Racing and the Public Interest: Some Strange Decisions in the Law of Nuisance, 131 New Law Journal 108 (1981).
  • Leakey v. National Trust, 39 Cambridge Law Journal 259 (1980).
  • Fatal Accident Damages: How Not to Reform the Law, 201 New Law Journal 108 (1980) (with A. M. Tettenborn).
  • Cause and Consideration: a Study in Parallel, 37 Cambridge Law Journal 53 (1978).
  • The Not So Dissimilar Tort and Delict, 93 Law Quarterly Review 78 (1977).
  • Trendtex v. Bank of Nigeria and I Congresso del Partido, 36 Cambridge Law Journal 221 (1977).
  • Thai-Europe Tapica Service Ltd. v. Government of Pakistan and the Philippine Admiral, 35 Cambridge Law Journal 198 (1976).
  • Sorrell v. Finch, 35 Cambridge Law Journal 237 (1976).
  • The Law of Agency and Section 9(2) of the E.C. Act 1972, 35 Cambridge Law Journal 112 (1976).
  • Recent Constitutional and Political Developments in Greece, 28 Parliamentary Affairs 261 (1975).
  • Reflections on the New Greek Constitution, 26 Parliamentary Affairs 8 (1973/74).
  • The Royal Prerogative Re-Visited, 32 Cambridge Law Journal 287 (1973).
  • The Greek Crown and Its Ministers, 25 Parliamentary Affairs 56 (1972/73).


  • Ways and Means of Teaching Foreign Law, 23 Tulane European and Civil Law Forum 175 (2008) (reviewing An Introduction to the Comparative Study of Private Law: Readings, Case Materials, by James Gordley & Arthur Taylor von Mehren).
  • German Private and Commercial Law, by G. Danneman, British Journal of International & Comparative Law (Autumn 1996).
  • Economic Loss, by R. Bernstein, International Journal of Insurance Law (Autumn 1994).
  • The Duty of Care, by J. E. Jaffey, 52 Cambridge Law Journal 524 (1993).
  • Carter-Ruck on Libel and Slander, 11 Civil Justice Quarterly 325 (1992).
  • Contract Law Today: Anglo-French Comparisons, by Donald R. Harris & Denis Tallon, 49 Cambridge Law Journal 152 (1990).
  • The American Tort Process and The Law of Torts, 7th ed., by John Fleming, 48 Cambridge Law Journal 135 (1989).
  • Bowstead on Agency, 15th ed., by F. M. B. Reynolds, 45 Cambridge Law Journal 336 (1986).
  • Tendances de la RC produits en Europe et en Amérique, by A. Besson, Schroth, Stiefel & Zeller, 1 Revue internationale de droit comparé 250 (1984).
  • German Private and Commercial Law, by Norbert Horn, Hein Kötz & Hans Leser, 41 Cambridge Law Journal 360 (1982).
  • Introduction to Comparative Law, by Conrad Zweigert & Hein Kötz, 38 Cambridge Law Journal 205 (1979).
  • Bowstead on Agency, 14th ed., 92 Law Quarterly Review 303 (1977).
  • Elected Dictatorship, by Lord Hailsham, 30 Parliamentary Affairs 324 (1977).
  • The Governance of Britain, by Sir Harold Wilson, 36 Cambridge Law Journal 179 (1977).
  • Office of Prime Minister, by Lord Blake, 35 Cambridge Law Journal 182 (1976).
  • The Parliamentary Ombudsman, by Ray Gregory & Peter Hutcheson, 35 Cambridge Law Journal 185 (1976).
  • Law of Agency, by Fridman, 35 Cambridge Law Journal 352 (1976).


  • Foreword, in Markets and Comparative Law by Guido Alpa (London: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2010).
  • Goethe, Bingham, and the Gift of an Open Mind, in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum 729 (Mads Andenas and Duncan Fairgrieve eds.; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009) (contributor & member of the editorial advisory committee).
  • La politisation du raisonnement juridique en droit américan, in Étude offertes à Geneviève Viney, 687 (Paris: L.G.D.J., 2008).
  • The Enduring (Double) Legacy of the Code Napoleon, in The Influence of the French Civil Code on the Common Law and Beyond 3 (Duncan Fairgrieve ed.; London: BIICL, 2007).
  • Two Kinds of Justice: Human and Divine, Random Thoughts à Propos in Milton's Paradise Lost, in Liber Amicorum Guido Alpa: Private Laws Beyond the National Systems 645 (British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2007) (editor and contributor).
  • Political Thought in Legal Judgments, in Economic Law and Justice in Times of Globalisation 191 (Mario Monti, Carl Baudenbacher, et al, eds.; Bern: Stämpfli Verlag, 2005).
  • Zur Lehre des Rechts anhand von Fällen: Einige bescheidene Vorschläge zur Verbesserung der deutschen Juristenausbildung, in Festschrift für Peter Schlechtriem 119 (I. Schwenzer & G. Hager eds.; Tübingen: Mohr Sieback, 2003).
  • Unity or Division: The Search for Similarities in Contemporary European Law, in Tort Liability of Public Authorities in Comparative Perspective 451 (D. Fairgrieve, M. Andenas & J. Bell eds.; London: BIICL, 2002).
  • Tortious Liability for Negligent Misdiagnosis of Learning Disabilities: A Comparative Study of English and American Law, in Tort Liability of Public Authorities in Comparative Perspective 209 (D. Fairgrieve, M. Andenas & J. Bell eds.; London: BIICL, 2002) (with Adrian Stewart).
  • Der wachsende Einfluß der Menschenrechte auf das englische Deliktsrecht, in Festschrift für Hans Stoll zum 75. Geburtstag 279 (G. Hohloch, R. Frank, & P. Schlechtriem eds.; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2001).
  • Studying Judicial Decisions in the Common Law and the Civil Law: A Good Way of Discovering Some of the Most Interesting Similarities and Differences that Exist Between these Legal Families, in The Harmonisation of European Private Law 117 (M. van Hoecke & F. Ost eds.; Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2000).
  • The Familiarity of the Unknown, in The Search for Principle: Essays in Honour of Lord Goff of Chieveley 59 (William Swadling & Gareth Jones eds.; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).
  • Reading Through a Foreign Judgment, in The Law of Obligations: Essays in Celebration of John Fleming 261 (Peter Cane & Jane Stapleton eds.; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998).
  • Some Comparative Reflections on the Right of Privacy of Public Figures in Public Places, in Privacy and Loyalty 113 (Peter Birks ed.; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997) (with Nico Nolte).
  • The Legacy of History on German Contract Law, in Essays in Honour of Professor Roy Goode 1 (Ross Cranston ed.; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997) (with Gerhard Dannemann).
  • Civil Responsibility for Harmful Conduct: the Anglo-American Perspective, in Tema della responsibilità civile da atto illecito nella prospettiva storico-comparatista (Milan: Giuffrè, 1996).
  • General Theory of Unlawful Acts in Europe, in Towards a European Civil Code 285 (A. S. Hartkamp & E. Hondius eds.; Nijmegen: Ars Acqui Libri, 1994).
  • Introduction, in Eulogy of Judges (Piero Calamandrei ed.; John Clarke Adams & C. Abbott Phillips Jr. trans.; 50th Anniversary ed.; Philadelphia: ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Professional Education, 1992).
  • Foreword, in Butterworth Lectures, 1990-91 (London: Butterworths, 1992).
  • Subtle Ways of Legal Borrowing. Some Comparative Reflections on the Report of the Calcutt Committee "On Privacy and Related Matters," in Festschrift für Werner Lorenze zum Siebzigsten Geburtstag 717 (Tübingen: J. C. B. Möhr, 1991).
  • Foreword, in Butterworth Lectures, 1989-90 (London: Butterworths, 1990).
  • The Need to Set Acceptable Boundaries Between Contract and Tort: An English Lawyer's Views on Recent American Trends, in Conflict and Integration: Comparative Law in the World Today 313 (Tokyo: Chuo University Press, 1989).
  • Evaluation du prejudice corporel en droit commun de la responsabilité--Rapport d' introduction, in Colloque Juridique Européen 12 (Paris: Agence Nationale pour le Développement de l'Education Permanente, 1989).
  • Foreword, in Butterworth Lectures, 1988 (London: Butterworths, 1989).
  • Foreword, in The Netherlands Civil Evidence Act 1988 (Jan Hebly ed.; Boston: Kluwer, 1992).
  • Torts, in Encyclopedia Britannica (1988).
  • All or Nothing? Dispelling Some Myths About the Compensation of Pure Economic Loss, in Ex Iure 63 (Arnheim: Gouda Quint, 1987).
  • Dissolution of Legislative Assemblies, in Encyclopaedia of Political Institutions (Vernor Bogdanor ed.; New York: Blackwell, 1987).
  • A Comparative Look at Certain Problems of Pure Economic Loss, in The Cambridge Lectures, 1981: Selected Papers Based Upon Lectures Delivered at the Conference of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, 1981, Held at Cambridge University, England and l'Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 45 (Nancy E. Eastham & Boris Kirvy eds.; Toronto: Butterworths, 1982).
  • Policy Factors and the Law of Tort, in The Cambridge Lectures 199 (D. Mendes da Costa ed.; Canada: Butterworth, 1981).

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