Argumentation

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 223–231

Equivocation as a Point of Order

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10503-007-9050-2

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Mackenzie, J. Argumentation (2007) 21: 223. doi:10.1007/s10503-007-9050-2
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Abstract

Equivocation, or multiple meaning, is explained through the introduction of an additional response, the distinction, to points of order in formal dialogue objecting to immediate inconsistency.

Keywords

AmbiguityDialogueEquivocationMeaningPoint of order

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Policy and Practice, Faculty of Education and Social Work A-35University of SydneySydneyAustralia