Attributed Favourable Relevance and Argument Evaluation

Derek Allen

Abstract


I criticize a case made by George Bowles for a certain theory pertaining to the evaluation of arguments on which the (degree of) attributed favourable relevance of an argument's premises to its conclusion is relevant to its evaluation, but nevertheless argue that such favourable relevance is indeed
relevant to an argument's evaluation.

Keywords


argument, actual (attributed) favourable relevance (conclusive or inconclusive) of an argument's premises to its conclusion, George Bowles, good argumentative reasoning, premise-conclusion relation, proposition associated with an argument, reasoning, relevance proposition

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22329/il.v18i2.2379

ISSN: 0824-2577