The Ultimate Justification of Moral and Legal Reasoning
Part of the Law and Philosophy Library book series (LAPS, volume 8)
As stated before, legal reasoning is supported by reasonable premises. A reasonable premise is not falsified and not arbitrary. A premise is thus reasonable if, and only if, the following conditions are fulfilled:
The premise is not falsified.
The hypothesis is not to a sufficiently high degree corroborated that this premise does not logically follow from a highly coherent set of premises.
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