5. Programme

The readings for the Summer School are available here.

Detailed program

The 2021 Law and Logic Summer School will happen over eight days: from June 28 to July 7, with no activities during the weekend. Each lecture day will be composed of three 90-minute sessions, with a 10-minute break within the session and 20-minute breaks between session. The tables below present the contents that will be covered in each session, as well as the professors responsible for the activities.

This program already reflects the online format adopted for this edition of the Summer School, but it may be subject to changes before the activities begin.

Day 1 — Monday, June 28

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
1.113:3015:00Scott Brewer
Giovanni Sartor
Introduction
Perceptions of cooperation and clash of logic and law
Opening thoughts about the utilities of logic for law
Basic definitions and methods of the Logocratic Method
1.215:2016:50Giovanni SartorLogic and Argumentation
1.317:1018:40Scott Brewer
Giovanni Sartor
Review of basic concepts and exercises
Activities for the first day of the Summer School

Day 2 — Tuesday, June 29

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
2.113:3015:00Juliano MaranhaoIntroduction to propositional logic: Part 1
2.215:2016:50Juliano MaranhaoIntroduction to propositional logic: Part 2
2.317:1018:40Juliano Maranhao
Giovanni Sartor
Review of basic concepts and exercises
Activities for the second day of the Summer School

Day 3 — Wednesday, June 30

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
3.113:3015:00Scott BrewerRepresenting legal rules and legal arguments in propositional logic
3.215:2016:50Scott BrewerReview of basic concepts and exercises on propositional logic
3.317:1018:40Nino RotoloFrom propositional to predicate logic: grammar and basic structure
Activities for the third day of the Summer School

Day 4 — Thursday, July 1

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
4.113:3015:00Bartosz Brozek
Nino Rotolo
From propositional to predicate logic: semantics and relations
4.215:2016:50Bartosz Brozek
Nino Rotolo
Review of basic concepts and exercises on predicate logic
4.317:1018:40Guido Governatori
Nino Rotolo
Modelling the law in predicate logic
Activities for the fourth day of the Summer School

Day 5 — Friday, July 2

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
5.113:3015:00Giovanni SartorArgumentation and argument schemes
5.215:2016:50Giovanni Sartor
Samuel Brasil
Formalising argumentation
Burdens of proof and presumptions
Defeasible reasoning
5.317:1018:40Scott BrewerAnalogical Reasoning: Part 1
Activities for the fifth day of the Summer School

The Summer School has no activities over the weekend.

Day 6 — Monday, July 5

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
6.113:3015:00Scott BrewerAnalogical Reasoning: Part 2
6.215:2016:50Guido Governatori
Nino Rotolo
Deontic and modal logic: Part 1
6.317:1018:40Matthias Armgardt
Holger Andreas
A logical approach to causality
Activities for the sixth day of the Summer School

Day 7 — Tuesday, July 6

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
7.113:3015:00Emiliano LoriniDeontic and modal logic: Part 2
7.215:2016:50Emiliano LoriniDeontic and modal logic: Part 3
7.317:1018:40Scott Brewer
Giovanni Sartor
Deontic logic and Hohfeldian concepts
Activities for the seventh day of the Summer School

Day 8 — wednesday, July 7

SessionStart timeEnd timeProfessorsSubject
8.113:3015:00Scott BrewerInduction: generalisation and specification
8.215:2016:50Scott BrewerInference to the best explanation / Abduction
8.317:1018:40Question-and-Answer Session
Concluding Session
Farewells
Activities for the eighth day of the Summer School