Argumentation 19 (4):417-432 (2005)

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The paper proposes an analysis and a formalisation of factor-based reasoning. After examining the relevance of factors in legal reasoning, binary and scalable factors are distinguished and the relations between them are discussed. An account of a fortiori reasoning with both types of factors is developed
Keywords a fortiori reasoning  analogical reasoning  dimensions  factors  legal reasoning
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-005-0509-8
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