Title

Why I still do not know what a "real" argument is

Abstract

In his recent paper, “What a Real Argument is” Ben Hamby attempts to provide an adequate theoretical account of what a “real” argument is. I argue that if the definition picks out a stable class of arguments, such a class is either not theoretically relevant or is not capturing the class of arguments that Hamby intends.

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

5-22-2013

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2013, Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation. This article first appeared in Proceedings of the 10th OSSA Conference: Virtues of Argumentation (2013).

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