Volume 357 2013

Debate Dynamics: How Controversy Improves Our Beliefs

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4598-8 (Print) 978-94-007-4599-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-31

    General Introduction

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 33-51

    An Introduction to the Theory of Dialectical Structures

  4. Why Do We Agree? On the Consensus-conduciveness of Controversial Argumentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-64

      Introduction to Part I

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 65-80

      The Consensual Dynamics of Simple Random Debates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 81-92

      The Consensual Dynamics of Random Debates with Explicit Background Knowledge

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-111

      Comparing the Consensual Dynamics of Four Proponent-Specific Argumentation Strategies in Dualistic Debates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 113-123

      The Consensual Dynamics of Argumentation Strategies in Many-Proponent Debates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 125-134

      The Consensual Dynamics of Debates with Core Updating

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 135-149

      The Consensual Dynamics of Debates with Core Argumentation

  5. How Do We Know? On the Truth-conduciveness of Controversial Argumentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 153-161

      Introduction to Part II

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 163-180

      The Veritistic Dynamics of Simple Random Debates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 181-192

      The Veritistic Dynamics of Random Debates with Explicit Background Knowledge

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 193-206

      Comparing the Veritistic Dynamics of Four Proponent-Specific Argumentation Strategies in Dualistic Debates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 207-225

      The Veritistic Dynamics of Argumentation Strategies in Many-Proponent Debates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 227-235

      The Veritistic Dynamics of Debates with Core Updating

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 237-246

      The Veritistic Dynamics of Debates with Core Argumentation

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 247-255