Legal logic (ćwiczenia) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr Anna Kozanecka-Dymek
Organising unit:Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration - Instytut Prawa
Number of hours (week/semester): 1/15
Language of instruction:Język polski
Course objective
C1 - presentation of logical theory of language and fundamentals of classical logical calculus
C2 - presentation of fundamentals of methodology of sciences with particular consideration of methodological specificity of legal sciences
C3 - developing skills of clear formulating and expressing thoughts, critical thinking and correct reasoning
C4 - developing skills of getting and validating knowledge, rational planning as well as predicting of effects of activities
Prerequisites
W1 - ability to critical thinking
W2 - ability to analysis of texts
W3 - elementary knowledge within the scope of grammar of polish
W4 - knowledge of elementary concepts of mathematics within the scope of high school
Learning outcomes
KNOWLEDGE:
1. Student knows specificity of individual types of sciences; knows position and significance of legal sciences in the system of sciences. Student knows types of reasoning and specificity of legal reasoning. K_W01
2. Student knows fundamentals of logical semiotics; understands principles of editing of legal text; knows means of defining in the law. Student understands concept of the system of knowledge, particularly of the system of the law and its properties. Student knows and understands types and principles of interpretation of the law. K_W05

SKILLS:
1. Student can analyse other\'s argumentations in formal respect (within the scope of classical logical calculus) and in content-related respect; can correctly formulate his / her position and give content-wise and formally correct argumentation. K_U09
2. Student can take correctly distinctions and construct definitions; can evaluate correctness of definitions and can distinguish basic errors in formulating thoughts, in defining and reasoning. K_U09

SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
1. Student can get, complete and improve his / her knowledge and skills. K_K06
2. Student can rational planning his / her activity and predict its effects. K_K05
Teaching method
solving exercises, translation of texts of law language and of legal language to logical language, discussion
Course content description
1. Elementary concepts of logical semiotics; errors connected with verbal expressing of thoughts
2. Structure, kinds and properties of inference, correctness of inference and errors in inference; theory of definitions; theory of questions; divisions
3. Translation of texts of law language and of legal language to language of classical logical calculus
4. Logical entailment and cognate connections
5. Exercises within the scope of classical logical calculus
6. Traditional logic
Forms of assessment
Grade 2:
KNOWLEDGE:
Student does not have basic knowledge of logical fundamentals of legal sciences.
SKILLS:
Student cannot analyse inferences or recognize logical errors or cannot solve, even with the help of a teacher, the simplest exercises of formal logic.
SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
Student does not involve himself/herself in process of education.

Grade 3:
KNOWLEDGE:
Student has basic knowledge of logical fundamentals of legal sciences.
SKILLS:
Student can determine kind and structure of the simplest inferences, recognize and discuss logical errors, solve, with the help of a teacher, the simplest exercises of formal logic.
SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
Student involves himself/herself in process of education.

Grade 4:
KNOWLEDGE:
Student gains knowledge of all presented material but may have lacks in nonessential details.
SKILLS:
Student can determine kind and structure of simple inferences, recognize and discuss logical errors. Student can single-handedly solve simple exercises of formal logic.
SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
Student involves himself/herself in process of education.

Grade 5:
KNOWLEDGE:
Student gains grounded and ordered knowledge of all presented material and can freely use this knowledge in problematic situations.
SKILLS:
Student can determine kind and structure of typical inferences, discuss their correctness, recognize and discuss logical errors and find own examples such errors. Student can single-handedly solve typical exercises of formal logic.
SOCIAL COMPETENCES:
Student exemplarily involves himself/herself in process of education.

Grade of colloquium, activity and frequency contribute to a final grade.
Required reading list
Compulsory literature:
1. Lechniak M.: Elementy logiki dla prawników, Lublin 2006, 2012

Supplementary literature:
1. Ajdukiewicz K.: Logika pragmatyczna, Warszawa 1965
2. Borkowski L.: Elementy logiki formalnej, Warszawa 1976
3. Borkowski L.: Wprowadzenie do logiki i teorii mnogości, Lublin 1991
4. Kamiński S.: Nauka i metoda, Lublin 1992
5. Malinowski A.: Polski tekst prawny, Warszawa 2012
6. Wronkowska S., Zieliński M.: Komentarz do zasad techniki prawodawczej, Warszawa 2004
7. Zieliński M.: Wykładnia prawa, Warszawa 2010
8. Ziembiński Z.: Metodologiczne zagadnienia prawoznawstwa, Warszawa 1974
Field of study: Law
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year I - Semester 1
Number of ECTS credits: 0
Form of assessment: Grade