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Three faces of the future

July 13, 2012

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The long future lacks appeal, so rhetors in practice give it a face.

Good argumentation without resolution

July 13, 2012

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A case study of the debate over US entry into the first Gulf War shows that there can be good argumentation that does not aim at resolution.

Forms of authority and the real ad verecundiam

July 13, 2012

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This paper provides a typology of appeals to authority, identifying three distinct types.

Deliberation and character

July 13, 2012

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I sketch the contours of the rhetorical appeal to dignity, which calls on citizens to live up to who they are.

Pereman, adhering and conviction

July 13, 2012

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Cite: Goodwin, Jean. “Perelman, Adhering and Convictions.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 28 (1995): 215-33. Abstract: Perelman’s theory of argumentation is based on a one-dimensional psychology of adherence: people stick to propositions, with various degrees of strength. This is inadequate to account for the rhetorical force of the convictions people commit themselves to–which become an aspect of their […]

Accounting for the force of the appeal to authority

June 1, 2011

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Goodwin, Jean. (2011). Accounting for the force of the appeal to authority. In F. Zenker (Ed.), Argumentation: Cognition and Community. Proceedings of the 9 th International Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), May 18-21, 2011. Windsor, ON . As appeals to expert authority shift from “fallacies” to “argument schemes,” argumentation […]