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Christina Slade
University of Sydney
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    Seeing Reasons: Visual Argumentation in Advertisements. [REVIEW]Christina Slade - 2003 - Argumentation 17 (2):145-160.
    It is a commonplace of discussion about the impact of visual media, whether visual images in print, televisual images or the images of the internet, to claim that it functions irrationally. This paper argues against that claim. First, the assumptions about the connection between rationality and linear, written, unemotional prose are unjustified. Secondly, using analytic techniques analogous to those used in identifying argumentation in verbal text, is possible to discern arguments in visual text, in particular in image based advertisements.
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    Reasons to Buy: The Logic of Advertisements.Christina Slade - 2002 - Argumentation 16 (2):157-178.
    This paper argues that advertisements have been wrongly conceived as appealing to the irrational. Advertisements contain a structure of argumentation, but often far more complex than would initially appear. Advertisements give reasons for consumers to choose products, voters to elect a candidate, or citizens to alter their behavior. The way they do so is to best explained in terms of their argumentative structure.
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    Modeling the Development Process of Dialogical Critical Thinking in Pupils Aged 10 to 12 Years.Marie-France Daniel, Louise Lafortune, Richard Pallascio, Laurance Splitter, Christina Slade & Teresa de la Garza - unknown
    This research project investigated manifestations of critical thinking in pupils 10 to 12 years of age during their group discussions held in the context of Philosophy for Children Adapted to Mathematics. The objective of the research project was to examine, through the pupils' discussions, the development of dialogical critical thinking processes. The research was conducted during an entire school year. The research method was based on the Grounded Theory approach; the material used consisted of transcripts of verbal exchanges among the (...)
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    Reflective Reasoning in Groups.Christina Slade - 1995 - Informal Logic 17 (2).
    The conception of reflective reasoning, like that of higher order thinking, has been informed by a Cartesian view of the self. Reflection is conceived of as a solipsistic process, in which persons consider their own thoughts in isolation. Higher order thinking has equally been represented as a single thinker considering thoughts at a meta-level. This paper proposes a different conception of reflection and higher order thinking, in which reflective dialogue is seen as the fundamental context in which reflection is possible (...)
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  5. Philosophy of Mathematics in the Classroom.Maria Teresa de la Garza, Christina Slade & Marie-France Daniel - 2000 - Analytic Teaching and Philosophical Praxis 20 (2):88-104.