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Modality in ArgumentationMeaning and Argumentation

Modality in Argumentation: Meaning and Argumentation [The chapter outlines the profile of argumentationArgumentation, argument, arguer theory as a scientific enterprise and discusses how the study of meaning in its semanticsemantic and pragmaticPragmatic aspects can contribute to the descriptive and normativenormative study of argumentsArgumentation, argument, arguer expressed in ordinary discoursediscourse. In doing so, the main features of normative-pragmaticPragmatic theories of argumentationArgumentation, argument, arguer are introduced, with particular reference to the theory Pragma-DialecticsPragma-Dialectics. Two other general theoretical tools used in the book are also introduced, namely Congruity TheoryCongruity Theory, a broad approach to representing semantic and pragmaticPragmatic meanings in discourse, and the Argumentum Model of TopicsArgumentum Model of Topics (AMT) (AMTArgumentum Model of Topics (AMT))Argumentum Model of Topics (AMT), a semantically informed approach to the inferential schemesinferential schemes underlying ordinary argumentsArgumentation, argument, arguer. The last section of the chapter considers how the semantic considerations that occupy the center stage in this book also contribute to an understanding of how argumentationArgumentation, argument, arguer is deployed in concrete contextscontexts of social interactioninteraction.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Modality in ArgumentationMeaning and Argumentation

Part of the Argumentation Library Book Series (volume 29)
Modality in Argumentation — Mar 9, 2017

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Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017
ISBN
978-94-024-1061-7
Pages
33 –103
DOI
10.1007/978-94-024-1063-1_2
Publisher site
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Abstract

[The chapter outlines the profile of argumentationArgumentation, argument, arguer theory as a scientific enterprise and discusses how the study of meaning in its semanticsemantic and pragmaticPragmatic aspects can contribute to the descriptive and normativenormative study of argumentsArgumentation, argument, arguer expressed in ordinary discoursediscourse. In doing so, the main features of normative-pragmaticPragmatic theories of argumentationArgumentation, argument, arguer are introduced, with particular reference to the theory Pragma-DialecticsPragma-Dialectics. Two other general theoretical tools used in the book are also introduced, namely Congruity TheoryCongruity Theory, a broad approach to representing semantic and pragmaticPragmatic meanings in discourse, and the Argumentum Model of TopicsArgumentum Model of Topics (AMT) (AMTArgumentum Model of Topics (AMT))Argumentum Model of Topics (AMT), a semantically informed approach to the inferential schemesinferential schemes underlying ordinary argumentsArgumentation, argument, arguer. The last section of the chapter considers how the semantic considerations that occupy the center stage in this book also contribute to an understanding of how argumentationArgumentation, argument, arguer is deployed in concrete contextscontexts of social interactioninteraction.]

Published: Mar 9, 2017

Keywords: Propositional Content; Argument Scheme; Critical Discourse Discourse Analysis; Dialogue Game; Argumentative Discussion

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