Argument Types and Fallacies in Legal Argumentation by Thomas Bustamante, Christian Dahlman

By Thomas Bustamante, Christian Dahlman

This ebook presents theoretical instruments for comparing the stability of arguments within the context of felony argumentation. It offers with a few common argument kinds and their specific use in felony argumentation. It offers certain analyses of argument from authority, argument advert hominem, argument from lack of information, slippery slope argument and different common argument forms. each one of those argument varieties can be utilized to build arguments which are sound in addition to arguments which are unsound. to guage a controversy appropriately one needs to be capable of distinguish the sound situations of a undeniable argument style from its unsound circumstances. This publication promotes the improvement of theoretical instruments for this activity.

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This is the case in which epistemic injustice intersects with implicit bias. This is particularly relevant for situations in which an ad hominem fallacy is committed in the course of a public discussion. In these cases, the perceptions of individuals who are not direct participants in the argument may be important. And the occurrence of an ad hominem fallacy in a public discussion might, in the eyes of those observing the argument, diminish the epistemic credibility of one of its participants. 2 Stereotype Threat and Implicit Bias Stereotype threat is a phenomenon described in Steele and Aronson (1995), in which invoking a negative stereotype about a group to which an individual belongs can cause that individual to perform below his or her actual ability.

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