Session 04.1.2

Formalising argumentation / Burdens of proof and presumptions (Henry Prakken, Giovanni Sartor)

Themes covered in this session:

  1. Abstract argumentation: argument labellings and argument games
  2. Burdens of proof
  3. Presumptions


  • Henry Prakken, Formalising external justification of arguments (link)
  • Henry Prakken & Giovanni Sartor, Burdens of proof and presumptions (link)


  • Henry Prakken (2016), Logical aspects of legal argumentation, section 6.(see session 1.1.2)
  • Henry Prakken & Giovanni Sartor, A logical analysis of burdens of proof. In H. Kaptein, H. Prakken & B. Verheij (eds.) Legal Evidence and Proof: Statistics, Stories, Logic, pp. 223-253. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, Applied Legal Philosophy Series, 2009 (link)

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