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Philosophers to debate the value of arguing

If you want to pick a fight, you’ll get no argument from Hans Hansen. The philosophy professor is preparing for the Ontario Society for the Study of Argument conference, “Virtues of Argumentation,” to be held at the University of Windsor this week.

The conference, hosted by the Centre for Research on Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric, runs May 23 to 25. It will feature keynote addresses by:

  • Daniel H. Cohen, Department of Philosophy, Colby College;
  • Marianne Doury, Communication and Politics, CNRS – Paris; and
  • G. Thomas Goodnight, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California.

Find more information, including a full program and registration details, on the conference website.

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