Dialogue Protocols for Formal Fallacies

Magdalena Kacprzak, Olena Yaskorska
2014 Argumentation: an international journal on reasoning  
This paper presents a dialogue system called Lorenzen-Hamblin Natural Dialogue (LHND), in which participants can commit formal fallacies and have a method of both identifying and withdrawing formal fallacies. It therefore provides a tool for the dialectical evaluation of force of argument when players advance reasons which are deductively incorrect. The system is inspired by Hamblin's formal dialectic and Lorenzen's dialogical logic. It offers uniform protocols for Hamblin's and Lorenzen's
more » ... gues and adds a protocol for embedding them. This unification required a reformulation of the original description of Lorenzen's system to distinguish "between different stances that a person might take in the discussion", as suggested by Hodges. The LHND system is compared to Walton and Krabbe's Complex Persuasion Dialogue using an example of a dialogue.
doi:10.1007/s10503-014-9324-4 fatcat:ue6jv7af65c3fbwinktgcpgome