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Law and logic; a critical account of legal argument.

New York, Springer-Verlag, 1972.
ISBN 9780387810669, 0387810668

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Subjects Argumentatieleer.
Droit -- InterpreĢtation.
Droit -- MeĢthodologie.
Juridische logica.
Juristische Logik.
Law -- Interpretation and construction.
Law -- Methodology.
Series Library of exact philosophy ; 8.
Description xv, 213 pages 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1965.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-206).
Contents part I. The German discussion. -- A pseudoformalistic position: Klug. The concept of legal logic ; Discussion of antilogical doctrines, Legal confirmation, The background of legal logic ; Analogical inference, (Formal) logic and heuristic "logic", Creative judgment and semantic interpretation ; Legal inference by inversion, The metalegal character of its conclusion ; Conversion of law into a calculus, Legal "teleologics". -- Two nonformalistic positions: Engisch and Simitis. Engisch on law and axiomatics ; Engisch on the nature of legal knowledge ; Engisch's concept of material legal logic ; Simitis on "the problem of legal logic". -- An axiologistic position: Heller. The logicians' and the lawyers' analogical inference, The inductive character of legal argument in practice ; The empirical nature of legal confirmation. -- Conclusion and supplementary observations.
part II. The Belgian discussion. -- Perelman and Kazemier on the logical specificity of law ; Kalinowski's denial of the specificity of legal logic ; Kalinowski on interpretation: (i) Authenticity, meaning, and the resolution of contradictions ; Kalinowski on interpretation: (ii) The elimination of Lacunae ; Feys and Motte on "Legal logic, legal systems" ; Perelman on "Formal logic, legal logic" ; Gregorowicz on "the argument a Maiori ad minus and the problem of legal logic": (i) General stand, and views disavowed ; Gregorowicz on "the argument a Maiori ad minus and the problem of legal logic": (ii) Views avowed and constructive ideas. -- Conclusion and supplementary observations.
part III. The discussion in the English-speaking countries. Stone on "Uses and limitations of formal logic in legal reasoning" ; Levi: Legal argument as a reflection of social change ; Hart on "the ascription of responsibility and rights" ; Hart on "Definition and theory in jurisprudence" ; Jensen: Legal argument in a nonlogical mode of decision ; Toulmin: Legal argument as archetype of argument in general ; Hart on "Formalism and rule-scepticism". -- Conclusion and supplementary observations. -- Appendix: Concerning the third edition of Klug's "Juristische Logik."
Network Numbers (OCoLC)604968
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WorldCat Identities Horovitz, Joseph.
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