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Title: Exploring Argumentative Contexts
Edited By: Frans H. van Eemeren
Bart Garssen
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/aic.4
Series Title: Argumentation in Context 4
Description:

In "Exploring Argumentative Contexts" Frans H. van Eemeren and Bart Garssen
bring together a broad variety of essays examining argumentation as it occurs in
seven communicative domains: the political context, the historical context, the
legal context, the academic context, the medical context, the media context,
and the financial context. These essays are written by an international group of
argumentation scholars, consisting of Corina Andone, Sarah Bigi, Robert T.
Craig, Justin Eckstein, Frans H. van Eemeren, Norman Fairclough, Eveline
Feteris, Gerd Fritz, Bart Garssen, Kara Gilbert, Thomas Gloning, G. Thomas
Goodnight, Dale A. Herbeck, Darrin Hicks, Thomas Hollihan, Jos Hornikx,
Isabela Ieţcu-Fairclough, Gábor Kutrovátz, Maurizio Manzin, Davide Mazzi,
Dima Mohammed, Rudi Palmieri, Angela G. Ray, Patricia Riley, Robert C.
Rowland, Peter Schulz, Karen Tracy, and Gergana Zlatkova.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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ISBN-13: 9789027274823
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