Evaluating arguments based on Toulmin ’ s scheme

  title={Evaluating arguments based on Toulmin ’ s scheme},
  author={Bart Verheij},
Toulmin’s argument scheme (1958) represents an influential tool for the analysis of arguments. The scheme enriches the traditional premises-conclusion model of arguments by distinguishing additional elements, like warrant, backing and rebuttal. The present paper contains a formal elaboration of Toulmin’s scheme, and extends it with a treatment of the formal evaluation of Toulmin-style arguments, which Toulmin did not discuss at all. The present work builds on recent research on defeasible… CONTINUE READING
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