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Douglas Walton

Douglas N. Walton is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Winnipeg. He has published two books with Penn State Press, The Place of Emotion in Argument (1992) and Arguments from Ignorance (1995). Other recent books of his include Slippery Slope Arguments (1992) and Plausible Arguments in Everyday Conversation (1992).

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Appeal to Expert Opinion

Appeal to Expert Opinion

Arguments from Authority
also available: Paperback
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Argument Structure

A Pragmatic Theory
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The New Dialectic

The New Dialectic

Conversational Contexts of Argument
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