On Sunday 15th May 2016, at the university of łódź
The Department of English and General Linguistics at the University of Łódź, in association with the Evidence, Causation and Argumentation Project, held the first session of WILL: An Argumentation Forum, at the Faculty of Philology in Łódź. The aim of this meeting was to discuss the theory and practice of argument and reasoning from a linguistics perspective.
The Workshop provoked a great deal of high quality debate and discussion and the organisers would like to thank everyone who took part. Below, some of the presentations given on the day are now available.
Opening address: Piotr Stalmaszczyk
Tracing Argumentation in Focus Group Discussions - Goals, Features and Outcomes
Katarzyna Budzynska & Marcin Koszowy
Mining Logos and Ethos from Dialogue
Aristotle on the Scope of (Legal) Argumentation
Incorporating the Basics of Logical Argumentation Formation into an Academic Writing Course
We are planning to bring out a volume entitled 'The Philosophy of Argumentation' as part of a series with Peter Lang: Studies in Philosophy of Language and Linguistics.. More details will be available soon. Anyone interested in contributing should write to: WILL2016lodz@gmail.com