Legal Reasoning

  • Ch. Perelman
  • Harold J. Berman
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 142)

Abstract

The present Congress is dedicated to what is traditionally known as legal logic. Both words legal logic’ have been avoided in indicating the theme. In fact, the theoreticians of contemporary law reproach each other for in-adequately using this expression.

Keywords

Posit Defend Stake Claris Vince 

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Notes

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Perelman
    • 1
  • Harold J. Berman
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre de Philosophie du DroitUniversité Libre de BruxellesBelgium
  2. 2.Harvard UniversityUSA

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