2.1 Feteris

| September 2, 2020

Eveline T. Feteris. (2012). Strategic Manoeuvring with Linguistic Arguments in Legal Decisions: A disputable literal reading of the law. International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse 2(1), 106-125.

Abstract: In this contribution, pragma-dialectical theory and its complement, strategic manoeuvring theory, two theories of the Amsterdam school of argumentation, are used to explain the linguistic argument, that is to say statutory interpretation under the literal rule, and how this argument can fail.

Keywords: fallacies, interpretation methods, legal interpretation, legal justification, linguistic argumentation, rational discussion, strategic manoeuvring, teleological argumentation


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Category: Volume 2