Images as Arguments: Progress and Problems, a Brief Commentary

Argumentation 29 (2):235-238 (2015)
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David Godden
Michigan State University
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This brief editorial considers a special issue of Argumentation edited by Jens Kjeldsen on visual, multimodal argumentation. It provides a commentary on important advances on interpretative problems such as the propositionality of argument, the reducibility of images to words, whether argument products are primarily cognitive artifacts, and the nature of a modality of argument. Concerning the project of argument appraisal, it considers whether visual arguments call for a revision of our normative, evaluative apparatus
Keywords Argument evaluation  Argumentative content  Entitlement-preserving inference  Multimodal argument  Normative revisionism  Visual arguments
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-015-9345-7
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