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The philosopy of legal reasoning.

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Methodology.,
  • Law -- Interpretation and construction.,
  • Judicial process.,
  • Logic.,
  • Reasoning.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK213 .P494 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL352934M
    ISBN 100815326548
    LC Control Number98012465

    Inductive reasoning is often called statistical (or probabilistic) reasoning, and forms the basis of experimental science. Inductive reasoning is important to science, but so is deductive reasoning, which is the subject of this book. Consider argument (a2) above. In this argument, if File Size: 69KB. About Philosophy of Law. Organized around specific questions, theses and arguments, Philosophy of Law: Introducing Jurisprudence helps students get to grips with the fascinating yet often complex realm of legal philosophy. This comprehensive introduction explores fundamental questions about legal systems, legal reasoning, and legal concepts, covering a wide range of .

    Clear examples and definition of Deductive Reasoning. Deductive reasoning, or deduction, is one of the two basic types of logical inference. A logical inference is a connection from a first statement (a “premise”) to a second statement (“the conclusion”) for which the rules of logic show that if the first statement is true, the second statement should be true. Introduction to Ethical Studies: An Open Source Reader by Lee Archie by John G. Archie Version Edition Library of Congress Rare Book & Special Collections Division Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any.

    The Law of Causality This law of logic states that "Every effect must have an antecedent cause." This law is defined as a formal and analytical truth. Uncaused effects are not recognized as valid philosophical reasoning because you cannot have a cause without an effect or an effect without a cause without violating the law of non-contradiction. Define philosophy. philosophy synonyms, philosophy pronunciation, philosophy translation, English dictionary definition of philosophy. n. pl. philosophies 1.


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Logic, Probability, and Presumptions in Legal Reasoning 1st Edition. Scott Brewer Ma At least since plato and Aristotle, thinkers have pondered the relationship between philosophical arguments and the "sophistical" arguments offered by the Sophists -- who were the first professional lawyers.

However, the book harkens nostalgia for me, but it remains a strong and articulate text for understanding legal reasoning. This work exemplifies the way in which legal scholars, lawyers, judges, and citizens must review cases, digest cases, and reason in ways that make the rule of law the foundation on which our republic is built/5(12).

Books shelved as philosophy-of-law: The Concept of Law by H.L.A. Hart, The Authority of Law by Joseph Raz, Natural Law and Natural Rights by John Finnis. Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved.

The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include. Originally published inAn Introduction to Legal Reasoning is widely acknowledged as a classic text. As its opening sentence states, “This is an attempt to describe generally the process of legal reasoning in the field of case law and in the Cited by: Legal interpretivism originated with Ronald Dworkin in the late 20th century in his book Law's Empire.

In recent years, debates about the nature of law have become increasingly fine-grained. One important debate exists within legal positivism about the separability of law and morality. Informatics and the Foundations of Legal Reasoning represents an in depth collaboration between a variety of disciplines and nations.

The philosopy of legal reasoning. book papers, along with a long analytical introduction by the editors, have been chosen from the contributions of authorized theorists, pc scientists, philosophers and logicians who have been members of an Worldwide Working. Though this book promises a very short introduction to the philosophy of law, I use this phrase interchangeably with ‘legal theory’, ‘legal philosophy’, and ‘jurisprudence’.

Strictly speaking, however, ‘jurisprudence’ concerns the theoretical analysis of law at the highest level of abstraction (e.g. questions about the nature of a. Informatics and the Foundations of Legal Reasoning represents an in depth collaboration between a spread of disciplines and nations.

Fourteen papers, together with a long analytical introduction by the editors, have been chosen from the contributions of approved theorists, laptop scientists, philosophers and logicians who’ve been members of an Worldwide Working Group. A classic, filled with wisdom and insights into the shifts in legal reasoning following the New Deal cases.

The book itself is short and extremely dry - a slog to get through. Having said that, the book is a valuable read and a classic in the by: Legal reasoning is therefore not only a special case of practical reasoning, but a specially public one. Rationality in action has at least two requirements: first, attention to facts, to the true state of affairs in relation to which one acts; second, attention to reasons for.

The theory and computational model of legal reasoning to be developed in this book attempts to take some of these pragmatic limitations on rationality into consideration. This chapter and the next discuss certain theories and models of legal philosophy and Artificial Intelligence, respectively, to see what they can contribute to our Author: Thomas F.

Gordon. AN INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL REASONING EDWARD H. LEv,* THIS I is an attempt to describe generally the process of legal rea-soning in the field of case law and in the interpretation of statutes and of the Constitution.

It is important that the mechanism of legal reasoning should not be concealed by its pretense. The pretense isCited by: ] DISCOVERING THE LOGIC OF LEGAL REASONING however, is a concerted effort within our profession to articulate the general logic of our method of reasoning, and to do so in a way that is useful in solving legal problems and which provides us a normative ideal of sound reasoning.

If we had such a useful, normative method, it would surely beCited by: 7. This anthology has filled a long-standing need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law. It includes articles, readings, and cases in legal philosophy that give students the conceptual tools necessary to consider the general problems of jurisprudence.

The collection begins with general questions about morality and law, drawing on both /5(3). PHILOSOPHY OF LAW OUTLINE Tommaso Pavone ([email protected]) Spring LEGAL POSITIVISM I: THE COMMAND THEORY OF LAW John Austin, The Province of Jurisprudence Determined () 1.

What is law. A command: “A law is a command which obliges a person or persons, and. Logical reasoning (or just “logic” for short) is one of the fundamental skills of effective thinking. It works by raising questions like: If this is true, what else must be true?; If this is true, what else is probably true?; If this isn’t true, what else can’t be true?; These are all inferences: they’re connections between a given sentence (the “premise”) and some other sentence.

This book presents papers read at the Conference on Legal Theory and Philosophy of Science, held at Lund, DecemberThe main idea of the conference was to arti culate, to test, and to apply scientific rationality with regard to the domain of law and legal reasoning.

The study in this book was undertaken with the view to clearly introducing students to the basic rudiments and principles of how and why philosophers. Though reasoning is carried out by human minds, most logicians would say that what they are doing is not just psychology.

Though it is carried out using language, and we shall be talking about grammar, syntax and semantics, most logicians would want to distinguish logic from linguistics and the philosophy of language. In a book that is a blend of text and readings, Martin P. Golding explores legal reasoning from a variety of angles—including that of judicial psychology.

The primary focus, however, is on the ‘logic’ of judicial decision making. How do judges justify their decisions? What sort of arguments do they use?

In what ways do they rely on legal precedent?Proceedings of the Conference on Legal Theory and Philosopy of Science Lund, Sweden, December 11–14, The Rule of Law in Legal Reasoning. Pages Mattsson, Mats. Book Title Theory of Legal Science Book Subtitle.Theory of Legal Science Proceedings of the Conference on Legal Theory and Philosopy of Science Lund, Sweden, December 11–14,