Logic and Logical Philosophy 26 (1):79-113 (2017)

Using the profiles of dialogue method we identify a species of ad verecundiam fallacy that works by forestalling of questioning in arguments from expert opinion. A profile of dialogue is a graph structure used to model a sequence of speech acts surrounding both the putting forward of an argument and the response to it at the next moves in a dialogue. The method is applied to a case of cross-examining a software engineer in a legal deposition in a case of intellectual property litigation.
Keywords arguments from authority   argument from expert opinion   profiles of dialogue   examination of expert witnesses   argument graphs   ad verecundiam fallacy
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DOI 10.12775/LLP.2016.014
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