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    Going Multimodal: What is a Mode of Arguing and Why Does It Matter?Leo Groarke - 2015 - Argumentation 29 (2):133-155.
    During the last decade, one source of debate in argumentation theory has been the notion that there are different modes of arguing that need to be distinguished when analyzing and evaluating arguments. Visual argument is often cited as a paradigm example. This paper discusses the ways in which it and modes of arguing that invoke non-verbal sounds, smells, tactile sensations, music and other non-verbal entities may be defined and conceptualized. Though some attempts to construct a ‘multimodal’ theory of argument are (...)
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  2. Stewardship Gone Astray? Ethics and the SAA.Leo Groarke & Gary Warrick - 2006 - In Chris Scarre & Geoffrey Scarre (eds.), The Ethics of Archaeology. Cambridge University Press. pp. 163--180.
     
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  3. Good Reasoning Matters!: A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking.Leo Groarke - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Offering an innovative approach to critical thinking, Good Reasoning Matters! identifies the essential structure of good arguments in a variety of contexts and also provides guidelines to help students construct their own effective arguments. In addition to examining the most common features of faulty reasoning--slanting, bias, propaganda, vagueness, ambiguity, and a common failure to consider opposing points of view--the book introduces a variety of argument schemes and rhetorical techniques. This edition adds material on visual arguments and more exercises.
     
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    Logic, Art and Argument.Leo Groarke - 1996 - Informal Logic 18 (2).
    Most infonnallogic texts and articles assume a verbal account of reasoning which defines "argument" as a set of sentences. The present paper broadens this definition in order to account for "visual arguments" which are communicated with nonverbal visual images. Standard approaches to verbal arguments are extended in a way that allows them to explain and evaluate visual argumentation.
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    Deductivism Within Pragma-Dialectics.Leo Groarke - 1999 - Argumentation 13 (1):1-16.
    The present paper elaborates a deductivist account of natural language argu-ment in the context of pragma-dialectics. It reviews earlier debates, criticizes some standard misconceptions in the literature, and argues that the identification and analysis of deductive argument schemes can be the basis of a compelling theory of argumentative discourse.
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    Zeno's Dichotomy: Undermining The Modern Response.Leo Groarke - unknown
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    Affirmative Action as a Form of Restitution.Leo Groarke - 1990 - Journal of Business Ethics 9 (3):207 - 213.
    Though the common sense defense of affirmative action (or employment equity) appeals to principles of restitution, philosophers have tried to defend it in other ways. In contrast, I defend it by appealing to the notion of restitution, arguing (1) that alternative attempts to justify affirmative action fail; and (2) that ordinary affirmative action programs need to be supplemented and amended in keeping with the principles this suggests.
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    Informal Logic.Leo Groarke - 1996 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    Informal logic is an attempt to develop a logic that can assess and analyze the arguments that occur in natural language discourse. Discussions in the field may address instances of scientific, legal, and other technical forms of reasoning, but the overriding aim has been a comprehensive account of argument that can explain and evaluate the arguments found in discussion, debate and disagreement as they manifest themselves in daily life — in social and political commentary; in news reports and editorials in (...)
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  9. Emotional Arguments: Ancient And Contemporary Views.Leo Groarke - unknown
    The prodigious development of argumentation theory over the last three decades has raised many issues that challenge some of the long held assumptions that characterize the traditional study of argument. One of these issues is the role of emotion in argument and argument analysis. While rhetoric has, with its emphasis on persuasion, always recognized that emotions play some role determining which arguments we accept and reject, a long tradition sees appeals to emotion as fallacies that violate the standards of rationality (...)
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  10. Greek Scepticism Anti-Realist Trends in Ancient Thought.Leo GROARKE - 1990 - McGill-Queen's University Press.
     
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    The Socratic Dictum and the Importance of Philosophy.Leo Groarke - 1985 - Teaching Philosophy 8 (3):193-199.
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    Descartes' First Meditation: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed.Leo Groarke - 1984 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 22 (3):281-301.
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    Doing the PPP: A Skeptical Perspective.Leo Groarke & Beverley Hamilton - unknown
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  14. Paul Kurtz, The New Skepticism: Inquiry and Reliable Knowledge Reviewed By.Leo Groarke - 1993 - Philosophy in Review 13 (2):101-103.
     
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    Hilary Putnam on the End of Argument.Leo Groarke & Louis Groarke - 2002 - Philosophica 69:41-60.
    We argue that Hilary Putnam's pragmatism provides an epistemological perspective which can help us understand--and can positively inform--the development of informal logic.
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    The Elements of Argument: Six Steps To A Thick Theory.Leo Groarke - unknown
    In the last quarter-century, the emergence of argumentation theory has spurred the development of an extensive literature on the study of argument. It encompasses empirical and theoretical investigations that often have their roots in the different traditions that have studied argument since ancient times – most notably, logic, rhetoric, and dialectics. Against this background, I advocate a “thick” theory of argument that merges traditional theories, weaving together their sometimes discordant approaches to provide an overarching framework for the assessment of arguments (...)
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    Review of Douglas Walton, Chris Reed, Fabrizio Macagno, Argumentation Schemes[REVIEW]Leo Groarke - 2009 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (2).
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    Parmenides' Timeless Universe.Leo Groarke - 1985 - Dialogue 24 (03):535-.
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    Protecting One's Own: Hobbes, Realism and Disarmament.Leo Groarke - 1988 - Public Affairs Quarterly 2 (1):89-107.
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    Parmenides' Timeless Universe, Again.Leo Groarke - 1987 - Dialogue 26 (3):549.
    The paper defends my thesis that Parmenides' poem contains a critique of time, in answer to Mohan Matthen's criticisms of my views.
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    Ancient Skepticism.Leo Groarke - forthcoming - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    What's in a Number? Consequentialism and Employment Equity in Hall, Hurka, Sumner and Baker Et Al.Leo Groarke - 1996 - Dialogue 35 (02):359-.
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    On Nicholas of Autrecourt and the Law of Non-Contradiction.Leo Groarke - 1984 - Dialogue 23 (1):129-134.
    According to the standard account of Nicholas' views,his scepticism is constrained by his commitment to the law of non-contradiction as a basis for certain truth. Such an account fails to distinguish the views found in the "Leters to Bernard" and the "Exigit Ordo" the latter clear rejects the law of non-contradiction and propounds a full fledged scepticism.
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    Johnson on the Metaphysics of Argument.Leo Groarke - 2002 - Argumentation 16 (3):277-286.
    This paper responds to two aspects of Ralph Johnson's Manifest Rationality (2000). The first is his critique of deductivism. The second is his failure to make room for some species of argument (e.g., visual and kisceral arguments) proposed by recent commentators. In the first case, Johnson holds that argumentation theorists have adopted a notion of argument which is too narrow. In the second, that they have adopted one which is too broad. I discuss the case Johnson makes for both claims, (...)
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    The Toils of Scepticism.Leo Groarke - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):95-95.
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  26. Douglas N. Walton, Informal Logic: A Handbook for Critical Argumentation Reviewed By.Leo Groarke - 1990 - Philosophy in Review 10 (7):294-296.
     
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    The Toils of Scepticism.Greek Scepticism: Anti-Realist Trends in Ancient Thought.D. W. Hamlyn, Jonathan Barnes & Leo Groarke - 1991 - Philosophical Quarterly 41 (165):512.
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    When Two Wrongs Make A Right.Leo Groarke - 1982 - Informal Logic 5 (1).
    CONTEMPORARY TREATMENTS OF INFORMAL FALLACIES TAKE TWO WRONGS REASONING AS A FORM OF FALLACIOUS INFERENCE. I ARGUE THAT SUCH INFERENCES ARE OFTEN VALID AND THAT AN ADEQUATE TREATMENT OF TWO WRONGS ARGUMENTS MUST DISTINGUISH VALID AND INVALID ARGUMENTS, RATHER THAN REJECT THEM OUT OF HAND.
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    Form and Transformation: A Study in the Philosophy of Plotinus Frederic M. Schroeder McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas, Vol. 16. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992, Xiv + 125 Pp., $34.95. [REVIEW]Leo Groarke - 1994 - Dialogue 33 (04):751-.
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    Seduction as Deduction: Persuasion as Deductive Argument.Leo Groarke - unknown
    Both 'persuasion' and 'rational convincing' play a major role in argumentative discourse but only the latter is said to constitute argument and be amenable to traditional logical analysis. I argue against this assumption by showing that there are many paradigmatic instances of persuasion which are best understood as implicit arguments. So understood, acts of persuasion can conform to well recognized argument schemata and are best assessed accordingly. I shall argue that the attempt to distinguish arg ument and persuasion is fraught (...)
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    Cohen's Arguments and Metaphors in Philosophy.Leo Groarke - 2003 - Informal Logic 23 (2).
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    A Reply to Professor Sumner.Leo Groarke - 1996 - Dialogue 35 (02):387-.
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    The Skeptical Tradition Myles Burnyeat, Editor Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1983. Pp. 450. $38.50 Cloth: $10.95 Paper. [REVIEW]Leo Groarke - 1985 - Dialogue 24 (04):746-.
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    Some Sources for Hume's Account of Cause.Leo Groarke & Graham Solomon - 1991 - Journal of the History of Ideas 52 (4):645-663.
    We show that four central aspects of Hume's account of cause were contained and available to him in the translation of Sextus Empiricus' "Outlines of Pyrrhonism" contained in Thomas Stanley's 1687 _History of Philosophy.
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    Woods and Walton on the Fallacies, 1972-1982.Leo Groarke - 1991 - Informal Logic 13 (2).
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    Commentary on Reed & Walton.Leo Groarke - unknown
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    Pure and Applied Theories of Argument: Where Does Philosophy Belong Within Argumentation Theory?Leo Groarke - unknown
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    Political Cartoons in a Stephen Toulmin Landscape.Leo Groarke - unknown
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    The Ethics of the New Economy.Leo Groarke - unknown
    Is restructuring an underhanded way to make the rich richer and the poor poorer? Or is it necessary, although bitter, medicine for an ailing economy? In The Ethics of the New Economy: Restructuring and Beyond, professionals from the fields of philosophy, ethics, management, as well as those representing the groups affected by restructuring, tackle thorny ethical issues. Referring to concrete case studies, these timely essays discuss a variety of topics, including justified and unjustified restructuring; employers’ obligations during the restructuring process; (...)
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  40. The Toils of Scepticism.Jonathan Barnes & Leo Groarke - 1991 - Philosophical Quarterly 41 (165):512-513.
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  41. Arguments and Metaphors in Philosophy. [REVIEW]Leo Groarke - 2003 - Informal Logic 23 (2):205-209.
     
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  42. A Reply To Professor Sumner.Leo Groarke - 1996 - Dialogue 35 (2):387-392.
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  43. 8. Can Capitalism Save Itself? Some Ruminations on the Fate of Capitalism.Leo Groarke - 2000 - In John Douglas Bishop (ed.), Ethics and Capitalism. University of Toronto Press. pp. 196-218.
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  44. Commentary on Allan.Leo Groarke - unknown
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  45. Commentary on Feteris.Leo Groarke - unknown
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  46. Commentary on Hoaglund.Leo Groarke - unknown
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  47. Commentary on Johnson.Leo Groarke - unknown
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  48. Commentary on Lauer.Leo Groarke - unknown
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  49. Commentary on Roque.Leo Groarke - unknown
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  50. Commentary on Slade.Leo Groarke - unknown
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