In general, the label “argumentation” is used by communication scholars similar to (to call just a few) Wayne E. Brockriede, Douglas Ehninger, Joseph W. Wenzel, Richard Rieke, Gordon Mitchell, Carol Winkler, Eric Gander, Dennis S. Gouran, Daniel J. O’Keefe, Mark Aakhus, Bruce Gronbeck, James Klumpp, G. Thomas Goodnight, Robin Rowland, Dale Hample, C. Scott Jacobs, Sally Jackson, David Zarefsky, and Charles Arthur Willard, while the term “informal logic” is most popular by philosophers, stemming from University of Windsor philosophers Ralph H. Johnson and J. Anthony Blair. Harald Wohlrapp developed a criterion for validness (Geltung, Gültigkeit) as freedom of objections.
With such a principle it is not shocking that Sir William Scott ought to have found a difficulty in maintaining that the African slave trade was legally felony, nor that one half the Supreme Court of the United States ought to have adopted his conclusions. It is consolatory to the friends of human advantage and of human freedom to know, that this error of the primary concoction, in the moral principle of a British decide, has been, so far as pertains to the African slave trade, laid prostrate by the ethical sense of his personal country, which has overcome the difficulty of finding the slave commerce criminal, by the legal and nationwide abolition of slavery itself. this country, and to attach them with this case, in such a way as to induce this Court to decide it in favor of the alleged interests of the southern states, and towards the suppression … Read MoreView More How Not to Win an Argument About First Amendment Law