Everyday Arguments and the Theory of Argumentation by David W. Miller
Approx. 330,640 words.
Published on December 12, 2012 by
The theory of arguments is developed as it was actually practiced by the early Greek probabilists. It is then illustrated by a number of examples of actual arguments. How does one handle facts, simple or complex, introduced by one’s opponent in an argument? How can one use antitheses and reversals in an argument? How does one handle analogies, or slippery slope arguments, or dilemmas?