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Reasoning with Rules

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ISBN13: 9780792343257
ISBN: 0792343255
Published: December 1996
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This text offers an analysis of the role of rules and principles in legal reasoning, which focuses on the close relationship between rules, principles, and reasons. It describes a logical theory which assigns a central place to the notion of reasons for and against a conclusion.

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Of reasons: philosophical roots; a causal account of reasons; reasons and principles; kinds of reasons. Reasoning with rules. Reason-based logic. Applications of reason-based logic. Concluding observations: possible amendments to reason-based logic; semantics for rules; reason-based logic in comparison; two metaphors of reasoning.