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Reflections on Theoretical Issues in Argumentation Theory (Hardcover)

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This volume presents a selection of papers reflecting key theoretical issues in argumentation theory. Its six sections are devoted to specific themes, including the analysis and evaluation of argumentation, argument schemes and the contextual embedding of argumentation. The section on general perspectives on argumentation discusses the trends of empiricalization, contextualization and formalization, offers descriptions of the analytical and evaluative tools of informal logic, and highlights selected principles that argumentation theorists do and do not agree upon. In turn, the section on linguistic approaches to argumentation focuses on the problem of distinguishing between explanation and argument, while also elaborating on the role of verbal indicators of argument schemes. All essays included in this volume point out notable recent developments in the study of argumentation.

Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Philosophy, Language + Art + Disciplines, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Logic, Communication, Reference
Series Title: Argumentation Library
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: August 19, 2015
TCIN: 50289048
UPC: 9783319211022
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-2816
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