The notion of an ideal audience in legal argument (Book, 2000) []
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The notion of an ideal audience in legal argument

The notion of an ideal audience in legal argument

Author: George C Christie
Publisher: Dordrechton : Kluwer Academic Publ., 2000.
Series: Law and philosophy library, 45.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Since Professor Perelman's sudden and untimely death in January 1984, shortly after he had been singularly honored by being made a baron by King Baudouin, I have benefited greatly from my  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George C Christie
ISBN: 0792362837 9780792362838
OCLC Number: 247540340
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 207 - 212.
Description: x, 223 Seiten.
Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. The Notion of an Ideal Audience as an Analytical Tool. 3. What Are the Constraints that Can Be Imposed on Arguments Addressed to an Ideal Audience? 4. Some Universal Features of Ideal Audiences in Legal Contexts. 5. Different Conceptions of the Ideal Audience - A First Look. 6. Accounting for Differences in Perceptions of the Ideal Audience - Some Preliminary Observations. 7. Choosing Between Competing Visions of the Good - the Case of Necessity. 8. The Conflict Between the General and the Particular - Some Legal Background. 9. The Conflict Between the General and the Particular - Theoretical Perspectives. 10. Ambivalent Attitudes with Regard to Discretion. 11. Toleration of Diverse and Even Inconsistent Outcomes. 12. Conclusion. Cases Cited. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Law and philosophy library, 45.
Responsibility: by George C. Christie.


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