Syllogism and Defeasibilty: A Comment on Neil MacCormick’s Rhetoric and the Rule of Law
Title: Syllogism and Defeasibilty: A Comment on Neil MacCormick’s Rhetoric and the Rule of Law
Author: SARTOR, Giovanni
Publisher: European University Institute
Series/Number: EUI LAW; 2006/23
This paper provides a review of Rhetoric and the Rule of Law, by Neil MacCormick, focussing on the role of logic in legal reasoning. In particular it considers the connection between syllogism, formal methods and rhetoric, and it distinguishes various aspects of legal defeasibility.
Type of Access: openAccess
Published version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/30398