Why We Argue (and How We Should)
A Guide to Political Disagreement
||Talisse, Robert B.|
Aikin, Scott F.
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $28.95|
| Book Description: |
Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper argument is necessary for one's individual cognitive health; this insight is then expanded to the collective health of one's society. Proper argumentation, then, is seen to play a central role in a well-functioning...