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Emotional Arguments: Ancient And Contemporary Views, Leo Groarke Jan 2010

Emotional Arguments: Ancient And Contemporary Views, Leo Groarke

Philosophy Publications

The prodigious development of argumentation theory over the last three decades has raised many issues that challenge some of the long held assumptions that characterize the traditional study of argument. One of these issues is the role of emotion in argument and argument analysis. While rhetoric has, with its emphasis on persuasion, always recognized that emotions play some role determining which arguments we accept and reject, a long tradition sees appeals to emotion as fallacies that violate the standards of rationality and objectivity reason and argument require.


Just Reason, Catherine Hundleby, Phyllis Rooney Jan 2010

Just Reason, Catherine Hundleby, Phyllis Rooney

Philosophy Publications

No abstract provided.


Can Only Religion Save Us?, Jeff Noonan Jan 2010

Can Only Religion Save Us?, Jeff Noonan

Philosophy Publications

This paper will examine the loss of confidence in secular bases for the normative understanding of, and response to, the fundamental social and political problems. The recent arguments of Richard Falk in favour of a religious foundation for a humane globalization will be taken as paradigmatic. While the paper agrees that the normative core of major world religions supports Falk's particular conclusion that religion can provide the content for a universal critique of inhumane global governance, it will conclude that the universal claim that global human solidarity today can only be built on the basis of religious faith does ...


The Authority Of The Fallacies Approach To Argument Evaluation, Catherine Hundleby Jan 2010

The Authority Of The Fallacies Approach To Argument Evaluation, Catherine Hundleby

Philosophy Publications

No abstract provided.