Does Rhetoric Have a Place in Wohlrapp’s Theory of Argument?

Katharina Stevens


When a new theory of argumentation becomes available on the English-speaking market, such as it is happening now through the translation of Harald Wohlrapp’s The Concept of Argument, it is always interesting to work out how the new input will interact with the work that has otherwise been done in the field. (Wohlrapp, 2014) This comment aims to determine whether rhetoric has a place in Wohlrapp’s account of argumentation.


frames, cognitive environment, rhetoric, Wohlrapp

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