Legal reasoning (2012/2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02105
Name of lecturers
Francesca Zanuso, Stefano Fuselli
Coordinator
Francesca Zanuso
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2012 al Dec 14, 2012.

Lesson timetable

1° semestre

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Learning outcomes

The course is meant to offer an in-depth examination of the logical-argumentative processes that characterize the legal discourse. Specific attention will be paid to reflecting on how judicial decisions are formed and motivated with reference both to the facts of the case and to the interpretation the applicable of legal sources.
The course is articulated in two different modules: the first is dedicated to a critical study of legal hermeneutics; the second features an analysis of models of rational argumentation.

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