Bogency and Goodacies: On Argument Quality in Virtue Argumentation Theory

Informal Logic 35 (4):65-87 (2015)

Abstract
Virtue argumentation theory has been charged of being incomplete, given its alleged inability to account for argument cogency in virtue-theoretical terms. Instead of defending VAT against that challenge, I suggest it is misplaced, since it is based on a premise VAT does not endorse, and raises an issue that most versions of VAT need not consider problematic. This in turn allows distinguishing several varieties of VAT, and clarifying what really matters for them.
Keywords Conflicting Virtues  Validity  Argument Quality  Virtue Argumentation Theory
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DOI 10.22329/il.v35i1.4209
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