Argumentation Studies


  • Builds on the informal logic movement in Philosophy at the University of Windsor.
  • Complements that longstanding strength with perspectives and applications from across the disciplines — Psychology, English (Rhetoric), Computer Science, Visual Arts, Law, Political Science, and Teaching and Learning.
  • Provides unique and powerful training for a range of careers from human resources and conflict resolution to policy development, research, and education.
Courses will include:
  • Fall double course in the history and traditions of argumentation theory.
  • Winter double course in contemporary advanced interdisciplinary approaches and applications.
  • Audit winter course addressing fresh contemporary advanced topics.

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall: February 1

Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100

Minimum IELTS: 7.0

Minimum Pearson: 68

Additional Requirements

Statement of Research Interest include relevant experience and proposed thesis project (500-800 words).

A short sample of related scholarly research/writing.

General admission requirements for all Graduate Programs

Scholarships and Funding

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