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20 June 2003, Logic and Argumentation, Groningen

Date: Friday, 20 June 2003
Time: 9:00-17:00
Location: Groningen

On 20 June 2003, on the occasion of the promotion of J.A. van Laar the day before, the Theoretical Philosophy group of the University of Groningen will host an international symposium on ambiguity and other subjects on the border between logic and argumentation-theory. Speakers include Martin van Hees, Anna Pilatova, Douglas Walton (keynote), Guido Vanackere, Taeda Jovičić, José Plug, Peter Houtlosser en Frans van Eemeren. The day will be concluded with an extended discussion of the thesis of Jan Albert van Laar: The Dialectic of Ambiguity. Location: Filosofisch Instituut, A-Weg 30, Room 201, Groningen.

Programme:

9.00 - 9.30 Coffee
9.30 - 10.05 Martin van Hees: THE DISCURSIVE PARADOX
10.10 - 10.45 Anna Pilatova: AMBIGUITY AND INDEXICALITY OF PROPER NAMES
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee
11.00 - 12.00 Douglas Walton, keynote speech: EXAMINATION DIALOGUE: THE DIALECTICAL FRAMEWORK OF PEIRASTIC ARGUMENTATION
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 13.35 Guido Vanackere: AMBIGUITY-ADAPTIVE LOGIC AND CONSENSUS
13.40 - 14.15 Taeda Jovičić: EFFECTIVE ARGUMENTATIVE STRATEGIES: THEIR ROLE IN RESOLVING CONFLICTS OF OPINION
14.15 - 14.30 Tea
14.30 - 15.05 José Plug: UNCLEARNESS AND AMBIGUITY IN THE FORMULATION OF LEGAL ARGUMENTATION
15.10 - 15.45 Peter Houtlosser en Frans van Eemeren: MORE ABOUT FALLACIES AS DERAILMENTS OF STRATEGIC MANEUVERING: THE CASE OF TU QUOQUE.
15.50 - 16.50 A CONTINUED DISCUSSION ABOUT 'THE DIALECTIC OF AMBIGUITY'

For more information, contact Erik Krabbe () or Jan Albert van Laar

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