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  • Giving Reasonsby Lilian Bermejo Luque

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book provides a new, linguistic approach to Argumentation Theory. Its main goal is to integrate the logical, dialectical and rhetorical dimensions of argumentation in a model providing a unitary treatment of its justificatory and persuasive powers. This model takes as its basis Speech Acts Theory in order to characterize argumentation as a second-order... more...

  • A Pragmatic Logic for Commandsby Melvin Joseph Adler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    The purpose of this essay is to both discuss commands as a species of speech act and to discuss commands within the broader framework of how they are used and reacted to. more...

  • Topical Relevance in Argumentationby Douglas Walton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 98.00

    It is a longstanding if not altogether coherent tradition of logic and rhetorical studies that an argument can be incorrect or fallacious in virtue of some proposition in it being ?irrelevant?. This monograph clarifies that tradition. Non-classical propositional calculi, including relevance logics and relatedness logics, are juxtaposed against conversational... more...

  • Informal Fallaciesby Douglas Walton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 173.00

    The basic question of this monograph is: how should we go about judging arguments to be reasonable or unreasonable? Our concern will be with argument in a broad sense, with realistic arguments in natural language. The basic object will be to engage in a normative study of determining what factors, standards, or procedures should be adopted or appealed... more...

  • The Tallgrass Prairie Center Guide to Prairie Restoration in the Upper Midwestby Daryl Smith; Dave Williams; Greg Houseal; Kirk Henderson

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 27.50

    Although less than 3 percent of the original vast landscape survives, the tallgrass prairie remains a national treasure, glowing with a vast array of colorful wildflowers in spring and summer, enriched by the warm reds and browns of grasses in fall and winter. This comprehensive manual, crafted by the staff of the Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University... more...

  • Truth, Meaning, Experienceby Anil Gupta

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 62.99

    This volume reprints eight of Anil Gupta's essays, some with additional material. The essays bring a refreshing new perspective to central issues in philosophical logic, philosophy of language, and epistemology. Gupta argues that logical interdependence is legitimate, and that it provides a key to understanding a variety of topics of interest to... more...

  • The Myth of the Closed Mindby Ray Scott Percival

    Open Court 2011; US$ 49.95

    “It?s like talking to a brick wall? and “We?ll have to agree to disagree? are popular sayings referring to the frustrating experience of discussing issues with people who seem to be beyond the reach of argument. It?s often claimed that some people—fundamentalists or fanatics—are indeed sealed off from rational criticism. And every month new pop... more...

  • Logikby Dieter Krimphove

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2012; US$ 4.11

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2012-04-20T12:43:19 --><p>Wer logisch denkt und argumentiert, kann Gesprächspartner wirkungsvoller überzeugen. Diese Anleitung zum logischen Denken ist also mehr als bloße Theorie und hilft allen, die sich von der heute oft wirren Debattenkultur das Denken nicht vermiesen lassen wollen.</p><p><strong>Inhalte:</strong></p><ul><li>Sinnvolle... more...

  • Linguistische Überlegungen zu einer Theorie der Argumentationby Günther Öhlschläger

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 133.00

    Linguistische Überlegungen zu einer Theorie der Argumentation (Linguistische Arbeiten) more...

  • Negationby Heinrich Wansing

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00

    Negation: A Notion in Focus (Perspectives in Analytical Philosophy, Bd 7) more...