Warranting Assent: Case Studies in Argument Evaluation
SUNY Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 330 pages
This book brings together essays that demonstrate the art of argument evaluation. The essays apply a variety of theoretical approaches to specific, historically-situated arguments in order to render a specific normative judgment. By bringing to bear knowledge of argumentation theory along with expertise pertaining to the specific arguments under investigation, this book illustrates the utility of argument evaluation as a discrete mode of scholarly engagement.
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Evaluative Criteria for Conspiracy Arguments The Case of KAL 007
Narrative Refraining of Public Argument George Bushs Handling of the Persian Gulf Conflict
The Failure of Argument in Decisions Leading to the Challenger Disaster A TwoLevel Analysis
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An Ethical Appraisal of Ronald Reagans Justification for the Invasion of Grenada
I Respectfully Dissent The Ethics of Dissent in Justice OConnors Metro Broadcasting Inc v FCC Opinion
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Public Policy Argumentation and Colonialist Ideology in the PostCold War Era
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Examining an Argument by Cause The Weak Link Between Pornography and Violence in the Attorney Generals Commission on Pornography Final ...
Survivor Testimony in the Pornography Controversy Assessing Credibility in the Minneapolis Hearings and the Attorney Generals Report
Constituting Publics and Reconstructing Public Spheres The Meese Commissions Report on Pornography
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