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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 299.00
This volume collects twenty essays that examine theoretical issues in the study of argumentation. It provides a multidisciplinary and even interdisciplinary outlook on the current state of affairs in argumentation theory. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
The essays that are collected in Controversy and Confrontation provide a closer insight into the relationship between controversy and confrontation that deepens our understanding of the functioning of argumentative discourse in managing differences of opinion. Their authors stem from two backgrounds. First, the controversy scholars Dascal, Marras,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
The present article deals with the argumentative function of reported speech in a specific discourse genre: economic-financial newspaper articles. Economic-financial discourse results are very interesting for the present investigation, at least, for two reasons. Firstly, being oriented towards the decision making of investors it is, for the most part,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
This volume collates 20 exploratory studies on key subjects of research in contemporary argumentation theory, originally presented as papers to the 7 th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) in Amsterdam in June 2010. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
In 2013, Japan experienced its first Internet election campaign in history. This essay attempts to analyze political moves in the campaign within the framework of strategic maneuvering developed by Frans H. van Eemeren. Different approaches were found between major and minor parties. An opposition party increased its seats with the effective use of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This volume presents a selection of papers reflecting key theoretical issues in argumentation theory. Its six sections are devoted to specific themes, including the analysis and evaluation of argumentation, argument schemes and the contextual embedding of argumentation. The section on general perspectives on argumentation discusses the trends of empiricalization,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
In this book, the authors report on their Systematic Empirical Research of the Conventional Validity of the Pragma-Dialectical Discussion Rules. Starting from a clearly defined theoretical basis, they report about a continued series of experimental tests. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00
Keeping in touch with Pragma-Dialectics is written to honor Frans van Eemeren and his work in the field of argumentation theory on the occasion of his retirement. The volume contains 17 contributions from teams of authors consisting of a combination of a pragma-dialectician and one or two researchers with a different background in the field of argumentation.... more...