Moreover, "All arguers are persons and all persons are capable of (though not necessarily skillful at) engaging others in argumentation" is analytically true.
Their problem is not that they are necessarily doomed to be short-lived, but that their constitution cannot be rationally justified against all potential arguers (i.
The argument is unsound also because it presupposes that arguers
must recognize the truth of norms, but, in fact, an arguer
need only behave as if the relevant norms are true.
In this setting, children's arguments were mainly fOrmulated at the interpersonal level and questioned the general competence of other arguers.
Types of reactions To the arguer 67 9 To the content 93 100 To the way/manner 3 20 B.
Academics can, and in fact often do, dismiss the evidence that the objects of their research are arguers
like them (see below, section IX) but do not often try to justify that dismissal.
and managers should have the adequate knowledge and skills (Petress, 2001, p.
This pedagogical jibe was met with some defensive ducking and weaving among my students, but even the heavyweight arguers
in the group threw in the towel after a few rounds.
cannot perceive the moral difference between the arguers
and their arguments, she is at the same time of a razor-sharp lucidity that demands that a case made be thoroughly water-tight.
energy on solving problems rather than on each other.
Thus when external conditions disrupt the intellectual attention space, internal realignment takes place; and this in turn unleashes the creativity for formulating new positions and new tensions among the privileged arguers
at the core of the network.
Otherwise the moral authority of arguments becomes moot and arguers
are left with only the authority of whatever is or the authority of whatever has enough muscle to displace whatever is.
Keeping it all completely anonymous, arguers
can offer all the facts and the outcome is brutal truth.
In these tough times, we thought having the candidates and arguers
pay for what they were getting was a more viable option than using the general fund," McGuire said.
And by the same reason that a philosopher can represent all things as going on from the beginning of the creation, without any government or interposition of providence; a skeptic will easily argue still farther backwards, and suppose that things have from eternity gone on (as they now do) without any true creation or original author at all, but only what such arguers
call all-wise and eternal nature"; The Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence, Leibniz's First Paper, #4; Clarke's First Reply, #4.