Approaches to Legal Rationality

ISBN: 978-90-481-9587-9 (Print) 978-90-481-9588-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. The Specificity of Legal Reasoning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-24

      Aristotle on the Ways and Means of Rhetoric

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      Pages 25-47

      Cicero on Conditional Right

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      Pages 49-71

      Inductive Topics and Reorganization of a Classification

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      Pages 73-86

      Formal and Informal in Legal Logic

  3. Legal Reasoning and Public Reason

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-96

      Public Reason and Constitutional Interpretation

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      Pages 97-118

      Democracy and Compromise

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      Pages 119-143

      Reasons for Reasons

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      Pages 145-162

      Argumentation and Legitimation of Judicial Decisions

  4. Logic and Law

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-201

      Logic and the Law: Crossing the Lines of Discipline

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      Pages 203-215

      Epistemic and Practical Aspects of Conditionals in Leibniz’s Legal Theory of Conditions

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      Pages 217-238

      Abduction and Proof: A Criminal Paradox

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      Pages 239-261

      Relevance in the Law

  5. New Formal Approaches to Legal Reasoning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263

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      Pages 265-280

      The Logical Structure of Legal Justification: Dialogue or “Trialogue”?

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      Pages 281-293

      Explanation and Production: Two Ways of Using and Constructing Legal Argumentation

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      Pages 295-331

      The Law of Evidence and Labelled Deduction: A Position Paper

  6. Logic in the Law

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 333-333

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      Pages 335-416

      How Logic Is Spoken of at the European Court of Justice: A Preliminary Exploration

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 417-422