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Argumentation Schemes for Presumptive Reasoning

Douglas Walton - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 232 pages
Recent concerns with the evaluation of argumentation in informal logic and speech communication center around nondemonstrative arguments that lead to tentative or defeasible ...
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Ethical Argumentation

Douglas Walton - Philosophy - 2009 - 311 pages
Bridging the gap between applied ethics and ethical theory, Ethical Argumentation draws on recent research in argumentation theory to develop a more realistic model of how ...
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Informal Logic: A Pragmatic Approach

Douglas Walton - Philosophy - 2008 - 366 pages
Second edition of the introductory guidebook to the basic principles of constructing sound arguments and criticising bad ones. Non-technical in approach, it is based on 186 ...
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Legal Argumentation and Evidence

Douglas Walton - Law - 2010
A leading expert in informal logic, Douglas Walton turns his attention in this new book to how reasoning operates in trials and other legal contexts, with special emphasis on ...
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Scare Tactics: Arguments that Appeal to Fear and Threats

Douglas Walton - Philosophy - 2013 - 218 pages
Scare Tactics, the first book on the subject, provides a theory of the structure of reasoning used in fear and threat appeal argumentation. Such arguments come under the ...
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Relevance in Argumentation

Douglas Walton - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 328 pages
In Relevance in Argumentation, author Douglas Walton presents a new method for critically evaluating arguments for relevance. This method enables a critic to judge whether a ...
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Burden of Proof, Presumption and Argumentation

Douglas Walton - Mathematics - 2014
The notion of burden of proof and its companion notion of presumption are central to argumentation studies. This book argues that we can learn a lot from how the courts have ...
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