Katie Greenwood

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In this paper we attempt to give an account of reasoning with legal cases contextualised within a general theory of persuasion in practical reasoning. We begin by presenting our general theory, concentrating on the variety of ways in which a particular position can be attacked. We then apply our theory to the legal domain, illustrating our approach by a(More)
Conversations between citizens and their representatives may take a number of forms. In this paper, we consider one of these — letters between citizens and representatives — and explore the application of a well-known model of dialogue types to these. We provide a method to give these types a precise characterization in terms of the initial beliefs and(More)
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