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What, in Practice, is an Argument?
OSSA Conference Archive
  • Jean Goodwin, Iowa State University
Location
University of Windsor
Document Type
Paper
Start Date
6-6-2007 9:00 AM
End Date
9-6-2007 5:00 PM
Abstract

Theorists' conceptions of argument inevitably color their interpretations of argumentative discourse. In this paper, I will try to reach past our theories and capture a conception of argument held by practitioners. Using methodologies from corpus linguistics, I will identify what participants in the U.S. congressional debate over entry into the first Gulf War took to be "an argument."

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Response to Submission
http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/ossaarchive/OSSA7/papersandcommentaries/54
Citation Information
Jean Goodwin. "What, in Practice, is an Argument?" (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jeangoodwin/6/