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Giving Reasons

A Linguistic-Pragmatic Approach to Argumentation Theory

Series: Argumentation Library, Vol. 20

Bermejo Luque, Lilian

2011, XVI, 209 p.

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  • Provides Argumentation Theory with a new, linguistic approach
  • Integrates argumentation’s logical, dialectical and rhetorical dimensions
  • Solves challenging meta-theoretical questions, e.g. the justification problem
This book provides a new, linguistic approach to Argumentation Theory. Its main goal is to integrate the logical, dialectical and rhetorical dimensions of argumentation in a model providing a unitary treatment of its justificatory and persuasive powers. This model takes as its basis Speech Acts Theory in order to characterize argumentation as a second-order speech act complex. The result is a systematic and comprehensive theory of the interpretation, analysis and evaluation of arguments. This theory sheds light on the many faces of argumentative communication: verbal and non-verbal, monological and dialogical, literal and non-literal, ordinary and specialized.
The book takes into consideration the major current comprehensive accounts of good argumentation (Perelman’s New Rhetoric, Pragma-dialectics, the ARG model, the Epistemic Approach) and shows that these accounts have fundamental weaknesses rooted in their instrumentalist conception of argumentation as an activity oriented to a goal external to itself. Furthermore, the author addresses some challenging meta-theoretical questions such as the justification problem for Argumentation Theory models and the relationship between reasoning and arguing.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Argumentation - Argumentation Theory - Argumentative Value - Burden of Proof - Cognitivism - Deductivism - Deep Relativism - Dialectics - Douglas Walton - Formal Logic - Frans H van Eemeren - Indirect Judgements - Inference - Informal Logic - Instrumentalism - Interpretation - Justification - Logical Possibilities - Nature of Logic - Normativity - Persausion - Pragmatiics - Radical Relativism - Rational Persuasion - Regulative Normativity - Rhetoric - Rob Grootendorst - Semantics - Speech Act Complex - Speech Act Theory - Toulmin's Criticism - Value Monism - Value Pluralism

Related subjects » Law - Learning & Instruction - Linguistics - Logic & Philosophy of Language - Philosophy

Table of contents 

Preface.- I Argumentation and Its Study.- II Why Do We Need a New Theory of Argumentation?.- III Acts of Arguing.- IV The Logical Dimension of Argumentation.- V The Dialectical Dimension of Argumentation.- VI The Rhetorical Dimension of Argumentation.- VII Argumentation Appraisal.- References.

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