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Argumentation

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 453-474

Intrinsic Versus Instrumental Values of Argumentation: The Rhetorical Dimension of Argumentation

  • Lilian Bermejo-LuqueAffiliated withInstitute of Philosophy, Spanish National Research Institute Email author 

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Abstract

I distinguish four current strategies for integrating a rhetorical perspective within normative models for argumentation. Then I propose and argue for a fifth one by defending a conception of acts of arguing as having a rhetorical dimension that provides conditions for characterizing good argumentation, understood as argumentation that justifies a target-claim.

Keywords

Argumentative value Constitutive value monism Instrumental value monism Normative model Persuasion Rhetoric Rhetorical argumentation Rhetorical dimension of argumentation Rhetorical value Value monism Value pluralism