Volume 102 2013

Legal Argumentation Theory: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4669-5 (Print) 978-94-007-4670-1 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-19

    Reasoning by Consequences: Applying Different Argumentation Structures to the Analysis of Consequentialist Reasoning in Judicial Decisions

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    Pages 21-43

    On the Argumentum ad Absurdum in Statutory Interpretation: Its Uses and Normative Significance

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    Pages 45-56

    Why Precedent in Law (and Elsewhere) Is Not Totally (or Even Substantially) About Analogy

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    Pages 57-70

    Fallacies in Ad Hominem Arguments

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    Pages 71-83

    The Rule of Law and the Ideal of a Critical Discussion

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    Pages 85-101

    Strategic Maneuvering with the Argumentative Role of Legal Principles in the Case of the “Unworthy Spouse”

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    Pages 103-112

    Legal Argumentation and the Normativity of Legal Norms

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    Pages 113-123

    Weighing and Balancing in the Light of Deliberation and Expression

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    Pages 125-143

    Construction or Reconstruction? On the Function of Argumentation in the Law

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    Pages 145-162

    The Argument from Psychological Typology for a Mild Separation Between the Context of Discovery and the Context of Justification

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    Pages 163-188

    Constitutive Rules and Coherence in Legal Argumentation: The Case of Extensive and Restrictive Interpretation

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    Pages 189-206

    Is Balancing a Method of Rational Justification sui generis?

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    Pages 207-223

    Arguing on Facts: Truth, Trials and Adversary Procedures

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 225-233