, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 223–231 | Cite as

Equivocation as a Point of Order



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.


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

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