Program

9:00 – 9:10 Official Opening (J. Kotasek)

PAPER SESSION I

9:10 – 9:40 The Effect of Imprecise Expressions in Argumentation – Theory and Experimental Results (C. Dahlman, F. Sarwar, R. Baath, L. Wahlberg amd S. Sikstrom)

9:40 – 10:10 Argument Against Absurdity of Legal Reasoning – fundamental, subsidiary or rhetoric? (T. Stawecki)

10:10 – 10:40 The Dialogical Force of Implicit Premises. Presumptions in Legal Enthymemes (G. Damele, F. Macagno)

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break

INVITED ADDRESS

11:10 – 12:10 Consensus and Objectivity of Legal Argumentation (T. Gizbert-Studnicki)

PAPER SESSION II

12:10-12:40 Argument from Fairness in Judicial Reasoning (D. Walton)

12:40-13:00 How to Reach a Compromise on Compromise? (I. Skoczen)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

“Law and literature” Special Workshop

14:00 – 14:10 Is the Concept of Rationality of Legal Reasoning Useful? (K. Mikolajczyk-Graj)

14:10 – 14:20 Ostension in Law (M. Klusonova)

14:20 – 14:30 Narrative as Part of Legal Methodology (M. Skop)

14:30 – 14:40 The Correlation of Text and Normativity in Law and its Impact on Society (V. C. Duss)

14:40 – 15:00 Discussion

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

Paper Session III

15:30 – 16:00 In Search of the Rational Response: Assessing the Rawlsian Foreground for Resolving Political and Legal Disagreements (A. Dyrda and W. Ciszewski)

16:00 – 16:30 Argumentation Schemes for Statutory Interpretation (F. Macagno, D. Walton and G. Sartor)

16:30 – 17:00 The Effectiveness of Interpretative Arguments in the View of Cognitive Theory of Legal Interpretation (Marcin Romanowicz)

Research abstract Session

17:00 – 17:10 Interpretation of International Treaties by Ukrainian Courts: Argumentation or Application? (I. Zvieriev)

17:10 – 17:20 Three Layers of Legal Argumentation: Content, Speech Act and Role (V. Cyras and F. Lachmayer)

17:20 – 17:30 Some Remarks on the Application of Bayesian Analysis in Law (B. Janik, P. Banas)

17:30 – 18:00 Argumentation 2012 General Discussion

18:00 – 18:05 Closing Remarks

18:05 – 19:00 Informal After-Conference Gathering with Wine Tasting

20:00 – 22:00 Conference Dinner