David Reidhav

David Reidhav

David Reidhav is LL.D. and Senior Lecturer in jurisprudence at the Faculty of Law at Lund University where he defended his dissertation Reasoning by Analogy – A Study on Analogy-Based Arguments in Law in 2007. In the dissertation he proposes a model for analyzing and assessing arguments from analogy in law.

Reidhav’s current research areas include normative conflicts in law, the analysis of legal competence, and legal argumentation. Among his later publications is “Conflict of Legal Norms: Definition and Varieties” (co-authored, in Logic in the Theory and Practice of Lawmaking, Springer 2015). He teaches in jurisprudence, legal argumentation, and law and economics.

Contact: david.reidhav@jur.lu.se   


- The annual meeting of IVR Sweden will take place in Linköping the 27th - 28th of August. Save the Date. More information to come. 

- Patricia Mindus is promoted to Professor of Practical Philosophy at Uppsala University, the first woman in that position since 1477 when the University was founded.

- Patricia Mindus publishes the book Hacia una teoría funcionalista de la ciudadanía

- IVR Sweden holds its annual conference in Stockholm, May 23-24, 2019. Read invitation and programme.

- The "Cambridge Companion to Legal Positivism Conference 2" is held in i Stockholm on April 22-25, 2019. Read programme.

- Programme, spring 2019, for the joint Uppsala and Stockholm Seminar in Philosophy of Law

- The IVR 29th world congress, "Dignity, Democracy Diversity", issues a CfP. Deadline for abstracts is December 31, 2018. The congress is held in Lucerne, 7-13 July 2019.

- A PhD dissertation defence of interest in Philosophy of Law at Stockholm University on October 12, 2018: Jasmina Nedevska Törnqvist, Why Care About Future People’s Environment?

- Call for Papers to The Finnish-Swedish PhD Conference on Legal Reasoning, in Finland, December 7-8, 2018