Colleagues collected essays to honour the work of philosophy professor Hans Hansen.
Philosophy professor Christopher Tindale will discuss “Arguing with extremism” in a free public lecture Wednesday.
Philosophy professor Christopher Tindale will suggest a way to prepare the field of informal logic to better deal with narrative and visual arguments in a free public presentation Tuesday, December 16.
“Static and dynamic models of argument” will review the advances informal logic has made to reframe argumentation in ways that fit its everyday uses, says Dr. Tindale, but he says a “static” conception continues to dog researchers.
Windsor Studies in Argumentation has published Ralph Johnson’s essay collection, The Rise of Informal Logic, as its second volume.
The Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric (CRRAR) is offering two Graduate Student Fellowships in the Winter semester 2013. Conditions and description are as follows:
Impulse is the catalyst of an argument and initiates the decisions that follow, says philosophy professor Christopher Tindale.
“Impulses do not arise from nowhere; they are related to past states,” he says. “I am interested in how the impulse for anything begins, and how our resulting arguments are directly affected by how we make choices.”
He will explore the origin of impulse as a stimulus for argumentation in a free public lecture entitled “Inventing Arguments” on Friday, October 26, at 2 p.m. in room 207, Essex Hall.
UWindsor philosophy professor Christopher Tindale’s rhetorical approach to argumentation has come under critical scrutiny from an unlikely source, says doctoral candidate Justin Ross Morris: feminist theorists working in argumentation theory.