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Title: Argumentative Indicators in Discourse
Written By: Frans H. van Eemeren
Peter Houtlosser
A. F. Snoeck Henkemans
URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-6243-8
Series Title: Argumentation Library
Description:

*Presents an analysis of words and expressions that can be indicative of
argumentative moves
*Systematically based on a well-developed theory of argumentation
*Covers all stages of a critical discussion
*Makes use of the newly developed technical tool of dialectical profiles
*Immediately connects with the practice of argumentative discourse by
starting from everyday examples

This volume identifies and analyses English words and expressions that are
crucial for an adequate reconstruction of argumentative discourse. It
provides a systematic set of instruments for giving a well founded analysis
that results in an analytic overview of the elements that are relevant for
the evaluation of the argumentation. By starting from everyday examples,
the study immediately connects with the practice of argumentative discourse.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402062435
ISBN-13: 9781402062438
Pages: 234
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