The Rise of Informal Logic

2016-03-04

The Rise of Informal Logic was first published in print by Vale Press but has now been converted into an electronic edition for WSIA and is available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats with minor corrections. WSIA has decided to make this the second volume in its series to make a compelling account of the formation of informal logic as a discipline available to a broad audience.

CRRAR and the Leddy Library are pleased to announce Ralph Johnson's The Rise of Informal Logic as volume 2 in the Windsor Studies in Argumentation (WSIA) open access monograph series. The first volume in the series, What do we Know About the World? Rhetorical and Argumentative Perspectives, was recently featured as the unglue.it project's Creative Commons book of the day. WSIA is one of the first monograph series in the world launched on the Public Knowledge Project's Open Monograph Press software.

The Rise of Informal Logic was first published in print by Vale Press but has now been converted into an electronic edition for WSIA and is available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats with minor corrections. WSIA has decided to make this the second volume in its series to make a compelling account of the formation of informal logic as a discipline available to a broad audience. Written by one of the founders of the field, The Rise of Informal Logic includes essential chapters on the history and development of informal logic. Other chapters in the collection are key reflections on the theoretical issues raised by the attempt to understand informal argument. Many of the papers were previously published in important journals. A number of them were co-authored with J. Anthony Blair. Three of them have appeared only in the present book.