Chapter

Exceptions*

Daniel Mendonca

in The Logic of Legal Requirements

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199661640
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745461 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661640.003.0012
Exceptions*

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This chapter provides a rational reconstruction of the concept of exception, which is crucial in dealing with the notion of defeasibility. It shows the logical form of some intuitive arguments jurists use in tackling rules' negative conditions.

Keywords: exception; defeasibility; negative conditions; rules

Chapter.  3652 words. 

Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

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