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Finding the Good Argument OR Why Bother With Logic?

Jones, Rebecca
Series Edition: 
Vol. 1

Chapter Description

Public argument has been compromised by either/or argumentation strategies characterized by Lakoff and Johnson through the metaphor, “argument is war.”  This essay discusses the blocks to ethical argumentation and offers three models: classical rhetoric, Toulmin, and pragma-dialectics that provide theoretical and practical methods for recognizing and inventing good arguments.


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