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A Systematic Theory of Argumentation

A Systematic Theory of Argumentation
The pragma-dialectical approach

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  • Date Published: January 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521537728

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  • In this book two of the leading figures in argumentation theory present a view of argumentation as a means of resolving differences of opinion by testing the acceptability of the disputed positions. Their model of a 'critical discussion' serves as a theoretical tool for analysing, evaluating and producing argumentative discourse. They develop a method for the reconstruction of argumentative discourse that takes into account all aspects that are relevant to a critical assessment. They also propose a practical code of behaviour for discussants who want to resolve their differences in a reasonable way. This is a major contribution to the study of argumentation and will be of particular value to professionals and graduate students in speech communication, informal logic, rhetoric, critical thinking, linguistics, and philosophy.

    • Sales of Walton Informal Logic indicates strength of this market
    • An advanced book, not a textbook, that could do very well for us given the reputation of authors (Amsterdam is major center for research in critical reasoning)
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    'This is the most important argumentation theory in the world today. It is the only theory that incorporates a developed underlying philosophical perspective with a complete elaboration of a theory and a full account of its practical applications. It is the only theory that integrates insights from the complete range of fields in which argumentation is studied (among others: linguistics, philosophy of language, logic, communications, rhetoric) … It has had simply a huge influence on argumentation studies around the world.' J. Anthony Blair, University of Windsor

    '… a major event in argumentation theory scholarship.' Michael C. Leff, Northwestern University

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    • Date Published: January 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521537728
    • length: 226 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • contains: 2 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. The realm of argumentation studies
    3. A model of a critical discussion
    4. Relevance
    5. Analysis as reconstruction
    6. Rules for a critical discussion
    7. Fallacies
    8. A code of conduct for reasonable discussants.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Critical Thinking and Informal Logic
  • Authors

    Frans H. van Eemeren, Universiteit van Amsterdam

    Rob Grootendorst, Universiteit van Amsterdam

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