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Sun Jun 06 2010

Books: Discourse Analysis: Eemeren

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse: Eemeren

Message 1: Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse: Eemeren
Date: 06-Jun-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse: Eemeren
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Title: Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse
Subtitle: Extending the pragma-dialectical theory of argumentation
Series Title: Argumentation in Context 2
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=AIC%202

Author: Frans H. van Eemeren
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288271 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288271 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211194 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211194 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

In Strategic Maneuvering in Argumentative Discourse, Frans H. van
Eemeren brings together the dialectical and the rhetorical
dimensions of argumentation by introducing the concept of strategic
maneuvering. Strategic maneuvering refers to the arguer's continual efforts
to reconcile aiming for effectiveness with being reasonable. It takes place
in all stages of argumentative discourse and manifests itself
simultaneously in the choices that are made from the topical potential
available at a particular stage, in adaptation to audience demand, and in
the use of specific presentational devices. Strategic maneuvering derails
when in the specific context in which the discourse takes place a rule for
critical discussion has been violated, so that a fallacy has been
committed. Van Eemeren makes clear that extending the pragma-dialectical
approach to argumentation by taking account of strategic maneuvering leads
to a richer and more precise method for analyzing and evaluating
argumentative discourse.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (eng )

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