By Sara Rubinelli, A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans

ISBN-10: 9027242526

ISBN-13: 9789027242525

In recent times, there was a transforming into curiosity within the position of argumentation within the wellbeing and fitness care area. Argumentation and Health is a set of essays by means of argumentation theorists reflecting at the manner within which the institutional context of future health care shapes the argumentative interplay. the quantity presents for the 1st time an summary of crucial contemporary advancements and achievements of the examine of argumentation in clinical and public orientated future health communique. In Argumentation and Health , recognition is paid to argumentation in numerous kinds of health and wellbeing verbal exchange, resembling the clinical session, direct-to-consumer drug ads, well-being brochures and well-being chance communique.
This ebook is of curiosity to argumentation theorists, (health) communique students, healthcare practitioners, scholars of drugs and health-related fields, and all different researchers and practitioners attracted to the functionality and features of argumentation in health and wellbeing conversation. initially released in Journal of Argumentation in Context, Vol. 1:1 (2012).

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2 The protagonist may not parade his or her own qualities in order to avoid advancing argumentation relating to the standpoint at issue. 3 The protagonist may not regard a standpoint as conclusively defended if the defence takes place by an appeal to his or her authority that does not really warrant the standpoint in support of which an argument by authority is advanced. a. The antagonist should agree that the protagonist’s authority is genuine. The antagonist should agree that the protagonist is an authority in a relevant field.

Therefore, the requirement that the discussion parties agree on the genuineness and relevance of the authority that is referred to in authority argumentation can be reformulated for the argument by authority as: The antagonist should agree on the genuineness and relevance of the protagonist’s authority on the issue under discussion. In addition, for an argument by authority, the requirement that the authority should be cited correctly is, in principle, fulfilled. The protagonist can be expected to refer to the authority’s opinion(s) in a correct manner, since the protagonist is this authority him- or herself.

Reasonableness of a doctor’s argument by authority A pragma-dialectical analysis of the specific soundness conditions Roosmaryn Pilgram University of Amsterdam Argumentation can play an important role in medical consultation. A doctor could, for instance, argue in support of a treatment advice to overcome a patient’s hesitance about it. In this argumentation, the doctor might explicitly present him- or herself as an authority, thereby presenting an argument by authority. Depending on the specific conditions under which the doctor advances such an argument, the doctor’s argument by authority can constitute a sound or a fallacious contribution to the discussion.

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