Virtue in argument

Argumentation 24 (2):165-179 (2010)
Virtue theories have become influential in ethics and epistemology. This paper argues for a similar approach to argumentation. Several potential obstacles to virtue theories in general, and to this new application in particular, are considered and rejected. A first attempt is made at a survey of argumentational virtues, and finally it is argued that the dialectical nature of argumentation makes it particularly suited for virtue theoretic analysis.
Keywords Ad hominem  Logical universality  Virtue epistemology  Virtue ethics
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-009-9160-0
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