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This book brings together contributions from leading figures in legal studies on analogy and related forms of reasoning in the law. Analogical reasoning—which relies on the concept of two different things being in some way like each other—is hugely important not just in the practice of law, but it is nonetheless strongly contested. This volume raises key questions like: What is the logical, argumentative, rhetorical, or just heuristic force of analogy in law? Is analogy really different from extensive interpretation, reasoning by precedent and appeal to paradigm?
 

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title, Title, Copyright
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. Table of contents
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 7-12
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  1. 1. Imitation and analogy
  2. Amalia Amaya
  3. pp. 13-32
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  1. 2. Indefeasible analogical argument
  2. Scott Brewer
  3. pp. 33-48
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  1. 3. Is analogy a form of legal reasoning?
  2. Bartosz Brożek
  3. pp. 49-64
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  1. 4. Analogical reasoning and extensive interpretation
  2. Damiano Canale, Giovanni Tuzet
  3. pp. 65-86
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  1. 5. Analogy and balancing: The partial reducibility thesis and its problems
  2. David Duarte
  3. pp. 87-100
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  1. 6. Analogy and balancing: A reply to David Duarte
  2. Bartosz Brożek
  3. pp. 101-108
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  1. 7. Analogy and balancing once again: A reply to Bartosz Brożek
  2. David Duarte
  3. pp. 109-122
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  1. 8. Argument by analogy in the law
  2. Martin Golding
  3. pp. 123-136
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  1. 9. Undoing damage by analogy: As if (almost) nothing happened, with notes on the meaning of everything
  2. Hendrik Kaptein
  3. pp. 137-164
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  1. 10. Analogy in the strict liability rules in the Dutch Civil Code
  2. Bastiaan van der Velden
  3. pp. 165-176
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 177-188
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048537143
Related ISBN
9789462985902
MARC Record
OCLC
1112364090
Pages
196
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-18
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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