On the Argumentative Quality of Explanatory Narratives

  • Tone Kvernbekk
Part of the Argumentation Library book series (ARGA, volume 8)

Abstract

This article tentatively draws together the three concepts of argumentation, narrative and explanation. The three concepts are all highly rich ones and denote complex areas. Some parts of each conception may have implications for or illuminate the other two — that will depend on what one takes each of them to be, and on the perspective one chooses to employ. The existence of rival views within all three areas further adds to the complexity.

Keywords

Scientific Explanation Causal Chain Reference Class Argumentation Theory Explanation Theory 
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