Book Volume 112 2015

Argument Types and Fallacies in Legal Argumentation

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ISBN: 978-3-319-16147-1 (Print) 978-3-319-16148-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Argument Types or Fallacies?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Appeal to Expert Testimony – A Bayesian Approach

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      Pages 19-35

      Ad Hominem Fallacies and Epistemic Credibility

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      Pages 37-51

      On the Absence of Evidence

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      Pages 53-65

      The Uses of Slippery Slope Argument

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      Pages 67-75

      Institutional Constraints of Topical Strategic Maneuvering in Legal Argumentation. The Case of ‘Insulting’

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      Pages 77-91

      One-Sided Argumentation in the Defense of Marriage Act

  3. Argument Types and Legal Interpretation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-110

      Anti-Theoretical Claims About Legal Interpretation: The Argument Behind the Fallacy

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      Pages 111-128

      Frames of Interpretations and the Container-Retrieval View: Reflections on a Theoretical Contest

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      Pages 129-150

      Argument Structures in Legal Interpretation: Balancing and Thresholds

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      Pages 151-177

      An Analysis of Some Juristic Techniques for Handling Systematic Defects in the Law

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      Pages 179-201

      Argumentation from Reasonableness in the Justification of Judicial Decisions

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      Pages 203-218

      Legal Argumentation and Theories of Adjudication in the U.S. Legal Tradition: A Critical View of Cass Sunstein’s Minimalism, Richard Posner’s Pragmatism and Ronald Dworkin’s Advocacy of Integrity

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 219-222