Preface: from pragmatics and dialectics to argument studies

Katarzyna Budzynska, Frans H. van Eemeren, Marcin Koszowy

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    Abstract

    Pragmatics and dialectics are two disciplines which have been amongst the first and most important partners for argument studies in the exploration of the complex realm of communication. Treating argumentation as a construct consisting of premises and conclusion allows for investigating some interesting properties of the phenomenon of reasoning, but does not capture a variety of aspects related to the usage of natural language and dialogical context in which real-life argumentation is typically embedded. This special issue explores some of the fascinating research questions which emerge when we move beyond logic into the territory of the pragmatics and dialectics of argument.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)7-22
    Number of pages16
    JournalStudies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric
    Volume36
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

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