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. 40, No. 3, Winter

Diversity in United States Forensics: A Report on Research Conducted for the American Forensic Association
Scholarly advocates for competitive forensics have held a belief in forensics as a source of training in public speaking and critical thinking. A meta-analysis published in Communication Education (Allen, Berkowitz, Hunt, & Louden, 1999) indicates...
Issue Ownership in Primary and General Presidential Debates
Televised presidential debates have become a fixture in presidential campaigns (Friedenberg, 1994). General campaign de bates have been held in 8 general campaigns (1960, 1976-2000) and primary debates have occurred in 13 presidential elections, beginning...
Toward Reviving Rationality in Argument: Adding Pieces to Johnson's Puzzle
Argument has been studied from a number of viewpoints and defined in a variety of ways. It has been subscripted ([argument.sub.1], [argument.sub.2], and even possibly [argument.sub.0]), it has been alliterated (process, product, and procedure, in Wenzel's...
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