Argumentation

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 453–474

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

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10503-010-9187-2

Cite this article as:
Bermejo-Luque, L. Argumentation (2010) 24: 453. doi:10.1007/s10503-010-9187-2

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 valueConstitutive value monismInstrumental value monismNormative modelPersuasionRhetoricRhetorical argumentationRhetorical dimension of argumentationRhetorical valueValue monismValue pluralism

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophySpanish National Research InstituteMadridSpain