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Intentionality, Deliberation and Autonomy: The Action-Theoretic Basis of Practical Philosophy
Contents: Preface Introduction: the action-theoretic basis of practical philosophy, Christoph Lumer. Part I Action, Intention, Intentionality: Folk concepts, surveys and intentional action, FrederickExpand
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Pragma-Dialectics and the Function of Argumentation
This contribution discusses some problems of Pragma-Dialectics and explains them by its consensualistic view of the function of argumentation and by its philosophical underpinnings. It is suggestedExpand
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What is Practical Knowledge? Christoph Lumer, University of Siena
In this paper practical knowledge is first defined and then identified. The concept of knowledge itself is not discussed but presupposed, the paper's topic rather is what kind of knowledge isExpand
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Reductionism in Fallacy Theory
  • C. Lumer
  • Philosophy, Sociology
  • 1 November 2000
Abstract(1) The aim of the paper is to develop a reduction of fallacy theory, i.e. to 'deduce' fallacy theory from a positive theory of argumentation which provides exact criteria for valid andExpand
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The Epistemological Approach to Argumentation
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Rules and Moral Norms in Sports
First, as a foundation for the other parts, aims and secondary effects of sports are explored (1) and the general concepts of 'norm' and 'moral norm' are defined (2). Then various kinds of rules andExpand
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Introduction: The Epistemological Approach to Argumentation--A Map
An overview of the epistemological approach to argumentation, explaining what it is, justifying it as better than a rhetorical or a consensual ist approach. systematizing the main directions andExpand
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Argument schemes—an epistemological approach
The paper develops a classificatory system of basic argument types on the basis of the epis- temological approach to argumentation. This approach has provided strict rules for several kinds of argu-Expand
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Practical Arguments for Theoretical Theses
Pascal‘s wager is expounded as a paradigm case of a practical,decision-theoretical argument for acting as if a proposition is true when wehave no theoretical reasons to accept or reject itExpand
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The Epistemic Inferiority of Pragma-Dialectics – Reply to Botting
In a recent paper in this journal, David Botting defended pragma-dialectics against epistemological criticisms by exponents of the epistemological approach to argumentation, i.e. Harvey Siegel, JohnExpand
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