Argumentation 30 (2):167-180 (2016)

David Botting
De La Salle University (PhD)
In this paper I will defend the controversial thesis that all argumentation in natural language can be reconstructed, for the purposes of assessment, as a deductively valid argument. Evaluation of the argumentation amounts to evaluation of the logical coherence of the premises. I will be taking the pragma-linguistic theory of Bermejo-Luque as an initial starting point.
Keywords Argument evaluation  Deductivism  Pragma-linguistics  Bermejo-Luque
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-015-9383-1
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