• Deliberative Rhetoric: Arguing about Doing

    Deliberative Rhetoric: Arguing about Doing


    Christian Kock’s essays show the essential interconnectedness of practical reasoning, rhetoric and deliberative democracy. They constitute a unique contribution to argumentation theory that draws on – and criticizes – the work of philosophers, rhetoricians, political scientists and other argumentation theorists. It puts rhetoric in the service of modern democracies by drawing attention to the obligations of politicians to articulate arguments and objections that citizens can weigh against each other in their deliberations about possible courses of action.

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  • Reasonable Responses: The Thought of Trudy Govier

    Reasonable Responses: The Thought of Trudy Govier


    This tribute to the breadth and influence of Trudy Govier’s philosophical work begins with her early scholarship in argumentation theory, paying special attention to its pedagogical expression. Most people first encounter Trudy Govier’s work and many people only encounter it through her textbooks, especially A Practical Study of Argument, published in many editions. In addition to the work on argumentation that has continued throughout her career, much of Govier’s later work addresses social philosophy and the problems of trust and response to moral wrongs. The...

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  • Dialogues in Argumentation

    Dialogues in Argumentation


    WINDSOR STUDIES IN ARGUMENTATION is pleased to announce the publication of the third volume in its series on argumentation. WSIA's Volume 3 is Dialogues in Argumentation, edited by Ron Von Burg, Wake Forest University. This volume focuses on dialogue and argumentation in contexts which are marked by truculence and discord. The contributors include well known argumentation scholars who discuss the issues this raises from the point of view of a variety of disciplines and points of view. The authors seek to address theoretically challenging issues in a way...

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WSIA Editorial Board

Leo Groarke (Trent University)
Christopher Tindale (University of Windsor)


Mark Battersby (Capilano University)
Camille Cameron (Dalhousie University)
Emmanuelle Danblon (Université libre de Bruxelles)
Ian Dove (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
Bart Garssen (University of Amsterdam)
Michael Gilbert (York University)
David Godden  (Michigan State University)
Jean Goodwin (North Carolina State)
Hans V. Hansen (University of Windsor)
Gabrijela Kišiček (University of Zagreb)
Marcin Koszowy (University of Białystok)
Marcin Lewiński (New University of Lisbon)
Catherine H. Palczewski (University of Northern Iowa)
Chris Reed (University of Dundee)
Andrea Rocci (University of Lugano)
Paul van den Hoven (Tilburg University)
Cristián Santibáñez Yáñez (Diego Portales University)
Igor Ž. Žagar (University of Maribor & University of Primorska)
Frank Zenker (Lund University)