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A particularly frequent subvariety of argument from authority is the, for lack of a better description, "even sophists find his arguments fallacious" scheme. The thought is that even people likely to make bad arguments have special authority when they point out a bad argument. I … Continue reading
I get a kick out of image macros and the memes generated therefrom. To me, some of theme are like instances of argument schemes for the generation of kids who don't want to read Boethius's De topicis differentiis. Know your meme even … Continue reading
"Argument Schemes: An Epistemological Approach," Christoph Lumer, Universita' di Siena. I like this topic very much, as I find the notion of Argument schemes to historically interesting (descending from the medieval variations on the Aristotelian topoi), theoretically enlightenging (as a … Continue reading