Words and Images in Argumentation

Argumentation 26 (3):355-368 (2012)
In this essay, I will argue that images can play a substantial role in argumentation: exploiting information from the context, they can contribute directly and substantially to the communication of the propositions that play the roles of premises and conclusion. Furthermore, they can achieve this directly, i.e. without the need of verbalization. I will ground this claim by presenting and analyzing some arguments where images are essential to the argumentation process.
Keywords Visual argumentation  Interpretation  Heterogenous argumentation  Propositions  Images  Sentences
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-011-9259-y
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