Analogical reasoning (“ana-logic”) (Scott Brewer and Giovanni Sartor)
Wednesday, July 18, second afternoon session: 15h40 – 17h.
NB: This session has been moved to Thursday, July 19, second afternoon session: 15h40-17h.
Themes covered in this session:
- Analogical reasoning: an explanation of the basic invariant structure of reasoning by analogy, with exercises for representing analogical (and disanalogical) legal arguments
- Analogical argument in example-based, case-based and casuistic arguments
- Scott Brewer, Ana-logic(link)
- Brewer, Exemplary Reasoning: Semantics, Pragmatics, and the Rational Force of Legal Reasoning By Analogy (especially Parts I, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII) (link)
- Monge v Beebe Rubber Company (link)
- Howard v Dorr Woolen Co (link)
- Cloutier v A and P (link)
- McBoyle vs United States (link)
- Sinnott-Armstrong and Fogelin, Understanding Arguments, 8th ed., pages 267-76
- Jay Rosenberg, The Practice of Philosophy, chapter 2 (link)