Argumentation and persistent disagreement

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Abstract

Some disagreements seem to be persistent: they are, pretty much, immune to persuasive argumentation. If that is the case: how to overcome them? Can argumentation help us? I will propose that, to overcome persistent disagreements through argumentation, we need a dynamic and pluralistic version of argumentation. Therefore, I will propose that argumentation, more than a tool that uses persuasion to change the mind of the counterpart, is a toolbox that uses persuasion, deliberation, negotiation and other dialogical strategies to reach an agreement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245–280
Number of pages36
JournalInformal logic
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6-Jul-2021

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