Argumentation 28 (3):379-393 (2014)

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Marcin Selinger
University of Wroclaw
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The aim of this paper is to propose foundations for a formal model of representation and numerical evaluation of a possibly broad class of arguments, including those that occur in natural discourse. Since one of the most characteristic features of everyday argumentation is the occurrence of convergent reasoning, special attention should be paid to the operation ⊕, which allows us to calculate the logical force of convergent arguments with an accuracy not offered by other approaches
Keywords Argument structure  Linked argument  Convergent argument  Circularity  Acceptability  Logical force of argument  Argument evaluation
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-014-9325-3
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