Session 3.2.1

Defeasible reasoning: formal aspects and applications to law (Henry Prakken and Giovanni Sartor)

Wednesday, 18 July, first afternoon session: 14h-15h20

Themes covered in this session:

  1. Formal argumentation semantics
  2. Burdens of proof and presumptions

SLIDES

  1. Henry Prakken, Formalising argumentation (link)
  2. Henry Prakken & Giovanni Sartor, Burdens of proof and presumptions (link)

READINGS

  • Henry Prakken (2012), Logical aspects of legal argumentation
  • Giovanni Sartor (2012), Defeasibility in legal reasoning
  • Henry Prakken & Giovanni Sartor, A logical analysis of burdens of proof. In H. Kaptein, H. Prakken & B. Verheij (eds.) Legal Evidence and Proof: Statistics, Stories, Logic, pp. 223-253. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, Applied Legal Philosophy Series, 2009 (link)

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