Argumentative Indicators in Discourse: A Pragma-Dialectical by Frans H. van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser, A.F. Snoeck

By Frans H. van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser, A.F. Snoeck Henkemans

This quantity identifies and analyses English phrases and expressions which are the most important for an enough reconstruction of argumentative discourse. It offers a scientific set of tools for giving a good based research that ends up in an analytic evaluation of the weather which are correct for the evaluate of the argumentation. via ranging from daily examples, the learn instantly connects with the perform of argumentative discourse.

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Well, my idea is – it is my idea that it must be because I keep peeking into small streets, you know. (Eindhoven colloquial language corpus) (44) So if you get groups, then you’d get all these children from different grades thrown together, so you’d get the older children and the younger ones . . I don’t know – I don’t believe that would work out too well. (Eindhoven colloquial language corpus) 29 ‘I know that’ is a semi-factive, but, as indicated before, we reckon the semi-factives among the strong asserting attitude indicating and force modifying expressions.

6 distinguishes between ‘weak assertive’, ‘strong assertive’, and ‘semiassertive’ attitude indicating expressions and force modifying expressions. 6 Propositional attitude indicators (PAI) and force modifying expressions (FME) 32 VAN EEMEREN ET AL. used expression or adjunct is not part of the assertion. In strong assertive attitude indicating expressions and force modifying expressions, both the complementary proposition and the indicating expression or modifying adjunct are asserted. g. g. ‘I’m sure that’, are negated in combination with a proposition.

P2) Quantitative multiple mixed +|−/p1, +|−/p2 −|+/p1, −|+/p2 Qualitative multiple mixed +|−/p1, −|+/p2 −|+/p1, +|−/p2 [D+|−/p2 D−|+/p1] p = the proposition the standpoint relates to; + = positive standpoint; − = negative standpoint; ? 1 A pragma-dialectical typology of disputes Essentially, the types of disputes that are distinguished in the pragma-dialectical theory have now been described. 1 represents a formal notation of the types of disputes that may occur between language user 1 (T1) and language user 2 (T2).

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