Argumentation and Advocacy

This publication provides research and articles on argumentation studies, including contemporary or historical argumentation theory, informal logic, pragma-dialectics, interpersonal arguing, culture and argument, public and political/legal argument and forensics and pedagogy.

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 3, Winter

Countering Questionable Tactics by Crying Foul
How can arguers effectively counter questionable tactics? Researchers have inventoried or recommended some moves arguers may make in response to such tactics, such as saying that "no reason has been given to suggest that those doubts are well-founded"...
The Logos of the Blogosphere: Flooding the Zone, Invention, and Attention in the Lott Imbroglio
Less than a decade after the network of weblogs called the blogosphere emerged, so-called news and politics bloggers have been recognized as potent agents of public deliberation. However, before December 2002, bloggers toiled in relative obscurity...
What's the Matter with Kansas and New York City? Definitional Ruptures and the Politics of Sex
"Nature loves diversity, society hates it." --Milton Diamond On September 25, 1998, Marshall Gardiner married J'Noel Ball, a professor of finance at Park College whom he had met at a fundraiser for his alma mater. Their relationship was a May-December...
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