Browsing All posts tagged under »argumentation«

Using environmental and ethical issues for debate in an introductory agronomy course

July 14, 2012

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Debates work to supplement learning in a mostly online intro Ag course.

Actually existing rules for closing arguments

July 14, 2012

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Arguing is unruly.

Theoretical pieties, Johnstone’s impiety, and ordinary views of argumentation

July 14, 2012

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We teachers of argument have nothing to apologize for.

Argument has no function

July 14, 2012

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Argument has no determinable function in the sense Walton needs, and even if it did, that function would not ground norms for argumentative practice.

What, in practice, is an argument?

July 14, 2012

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In this paper, I try to reach past our theories and capture a conception of argument held by practitioners.

Institutions for argument: Cultivating the formation of collective intent

July 13, 2012

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Argumentation, while it seldom resolves issues, does create conditions under which collective intentions can more securely be ascribed.

What if arguing is central?

July 13, 2012

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What Smith taught, what Smith said he was teaching, and what my students want to learn: they all line up.

The public sphere and the norms of transactional argument

July 13, 2012

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Papers by Asen and Rehg get us halfway to an understanding of the activity of arguing in the public sphere.

What does arguing look like?

July 13, 2012

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At first glance, arguing does look angry and futile. But on second view, it's more complicated.

Designing premises

July 13, 2012

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But how do people who disagree--often deeply--manage to locate the shared premises they need in order to have an argument?