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Arguments and their sources

Arguments and their sources

Collins, Peter ORCID: 0000-0003-4831-2524 and Hahn, Ulrike (2016) Arguments and their sources. In: Paglieri, Fabio, Bonelli, Laura and Felletti, Silvia, (eds.) The Psychology of Argument: Cognitive Approaches to Argumentation and Persuasion. College Publications, London, UK. ISBN 9781848901957

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As argumentation theory has moved away from classical logic as a standard, sources have played an increasingly important role in the psychology of argumentation. Considering the connections between arguments and their sources is important for both descriptive and normative projects. This chapter draws together different strands of research in the psychology of argumentation and their differing views on source characteristics: namely, procedural rules, pragmatics, argumentation schemes and Bayesian Argumentation. We argue for a reconciliation of these different approaches around a probabilistic notion of relevance.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Argument; sources
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
Last Modified: 04 May 2021 09:08

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