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We do not need a general social justification for the rule that my kidneys belong to me. They just do, and any acceptable theory of property had better respect that fact. But it is doubtful whether this particularist approach can be extended to land or other external objects. The best-known attempt is that of John Locke ( 1988, pp. 285–302), but, as we shall see, even Locke found it necessary to complement his theory of particular entitlements with more general considerations of social utility.
If we examine Fuller’s difficulty with the expectation interest, we see that, necessarily, it rests on the following implicit premise: a promise, even if accepted, does not give the promisee anything; it is only if and when a promise is actually performed that the promisee acquires something. Consequently, breach – or, more generally, any failure to perform – cannot be viewed as depriving the promisee of something that is already his. Fuller must hold, then, that by obliging a promisor to pay expectation damages, the law imposes on him a positive duty to benefit the promisee rather than a negative duty not to injure him.
56, n. 7) of two continental writers, Durkheim and Tourtoulon. ” Enforcement of the agreement does not repair an injury. ” As I shall now explain, this view, if correct, has far-reaching implications for the analysis of contract. It is a basic and distinctive premise of private law that individuals can be held accountable only for injuring or otherwise interfering with what rightfully belongs to others. The essential idea is that obligation in private law has the form of being correlative to the right of others to be free from wrongful interference with what is their own, whether the latter is inseparable from their person (their bodies, for example) or is something they may have acquired in accordance with a principle of appropriation (such as the rule of first occupancy).