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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Examining Argumentation in Context: Fifteen studies on strategic maneuvering contains a selection of papers on strategic maneuvering in argumentative discourse. Starting point of all of these contributions is that a satisfactory analysis and evaluation of strategic maneuvering is possible only if the argumentative discourse is first situated in the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 199.00
This volume presents 50 contributions on the themes of reasonableness and effectiveness and their connections, which are central issues in argumentation theory. It discusses van Eemeren?s views on the study of argumentation; the approach to argumentation adopted in pragma-dialectics; pragma-dialectical perspectives on the dialectical and pragmatic... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
In Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse , Frans H. van Eemeren brings together the dialectical and the rhetorical dimensions of argumentation by introducing the concept of strategic maneuvering. Strategic maneuvering refers to the arguer?s continual efforts to reconcile aiming for effectiveness with being reasonable. It takes place in... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00
Since the late 1950s the study of argumentation has developed from a marginal part of logic and rhetoric into a genuine interdisciplinary academic discipline. After having first been primarily concerned with creating an adequate philosophical perspective on argumentation, argumentation theorists have gradually shifted their focus of attention to a... 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
In Exploring Argumentative Contexts Frans H. van Eemeren and Bart Garssen bring together a broad variety of essays examining argumentation as it occurs in seven communicative domains: the political context, the historical context, the legal context, the academic context, the medical context, the media context, and the financial context. These essays... 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 259.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...