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The most important suggestions in Argumentation thought is a suite of essays that debate a chain of vital matters within the examine of argumentation. The essays describe the suggestions which are the most important to argumentational learn and a number of the methods those thoughts were approached. The essays discover such matters as issues of view, unexpressed premises, argument schemes, argumentation constructions, fallacies, argument interpretation and reconstruction, and argumentation in legislation. all the essays presents readers with an outline of the literature which can function some extent of departure for extra research.

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Van Eemeren and Grootendorst (1992). 74 SUSANNE GERRITSEN 11 See Haack (1978) for an overview of such modern logical systems. Starmans (1999) discusses recent attempts to define a criterion of validity in argumentative models in a formal way. See also Starmans (1996). 12 Cf. Van Eemeren and Grootendorst (199 2) and Jacobs (1999)· 13 In Gerritsen (1999a: 36-55) the Toulmin model is discussed in the context of the study of unexpressed premises. 14 See, for a discussion of shortcomings of the Toulmin model, Hample (1977), Van Eemeren et al.

Lt f~. ~~2fjl' (1846 : 4 6 ). " A special type of sign argumentation is ;;;g~~~ntati~-;&-;nt;;timQP¥" in which the premise refers to the existence of the testimony and the conclusion to the truth of what is attested. This truth is considered as a condition of the testimony having been given: "the testimony would not have been given, had it not been true" (1846: 58). «. one or more known instances belonging to the same class are represented as typical examples of that class, in order to draw a conclusion related to all individual members of that class.

Walton, D. (1996). Argument Structure: A Pragmatic Theory. Toronto/Buffalo/ London: University of Toronto Press. Woods, J. (1990). "Missing Premises in Pragma-Dialectics:' Logique et Analyse, 129-130, 155-168. Hitchcock, D. (1985). ' Informal Logic, 7, 2/3, 8397· Horwitz, L. (1999). " In: Eemeren, EH. van, R. A. A. ), Proceedings ofthe Fourth International Conference ofthe International Society for the Study ofArgumentation. Amsterdam: Sic Sat, 382-385. , and Jacobs, S. (1980). " Quarterly Journal ofSpeech, 66, 25 1 - I 'I" 26 5.

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