The Philosophy of Argument and Audience Reception

2015.09.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christopher W. Tindale, The Philosophy of Argument and Audience Reception, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 244pp., $99.99
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2015.09.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christopher W. Tindale, The Philosophy of Argument and Audience Reception, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 244pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107101111. Reviewed by Gary Curtis, The Fallacy Files (www.fallacyfiles.org) This book is a sequel of sorts, if not explicitly so, to Christopher W. Tindale’s earlier Rhetorical Argumentation. An acquaintance with the earlier work makes the current book easier to understand, and the previous book is easier to understand than the newer. For these reasons, I recommend starting with the first book and continuing to the second only if you find the former worthwhile. The new book is not so much a monograph as a collection of essays loosely connected by its title subject. Since it is long and this is a short review, I will be able to make only a few specific comments together with some general observations. There is much in the book that may interest philosophers or scholars. . .

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