ERIC Number: ED181503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan-1
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Summer Conference on Argumentation (Alta, Utah, July 26-29, 1979).
Rhodes, Jack, Ed.; Newell, Sara, Ed.
This collection represents most of the papers and programs presented at the 1979 Summer Conference on Argumentation sponsored by the Speech Communication Association and the American Forensic Association. Two keynote addresses are included along with a distributed paper on argumentation as a communication process. The other 23 papers and programs are subsumed under the following headings: argument and the law; argument: theory and criticism; and argument and forensics. Some specific topics are: analogical reasoning in legal argumentation, mass media and the study of argument, the national developmental conference on forensics, the use of evidence in value argument, and textbooks for the basic argumentation class. Also included are the program schedule of the conference and a list of the participants. (TJ)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Courts, Debate, Persuasive Discourse, Speech Communication, Textbooks
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041 ($7.00 prepaid)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Note: Prepared in collaboration with the American Forensic Association.