Argumentation, Communication, and Fallacies: A by Frans H. van Eemeren,Rob Grootendorst

By Frans H. van Eemeren,Rob Grootendorst

This quantity provides a theoretical account of the matter of studying and comparing argumentative discourse. After putting argumentation in a communicative point of view, after which discussing the fallacies that take place while sure ideas of communique are violated, the authors provide a substitute for either the linguistically-inspired descriptive and logically-inspired normative ways to argumentation.

The authors symbolize argumentation as a posh speech act in a severe dialogue geared toward resolving a distinction of opinion. a few of the phases of a serious dialogue are defined, and the communicative and interactional elements of the speech acts played in resolving an easy or complicated dispute are mentioned. After facing an important features of study and linking the overview of argumentative discourse to the research, the authors determine the fallacies which may ensue at a variety of phases of dialogue. Their common target is to explain their very own pragma- dialectical standpoint at the research and assessment of argumentative discourse, bringing jointly pragmatic perception touching on speech acts and dialectical perception relating severe discussion.

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