Argumentation 13 (2):183-201 (1999)

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Central to argumentation theory is a concern with normativity. Argumentation theorists are concerned, among other things, with explaining why some arguments are good (or at least better than others) in the sense that a given argument provides reasons for embracing its conclusion which are such that a fair- minded appraisal of the argument yields the judgment that the conclusion ought to be accepted -- is worthy of acceptance -- by all who so appraise it
Keywords argument quality  cultural difference  epistemology  normativity  particularity  power  relativism  rhetoric  transcultural normative reach  transcendence  universality
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DOI 10.1023/A:1026466310894
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