Wohlrapp on the Criterial Side of Validity: Some Comments

Ralph H. Johnson


bstract: Harald Wohlrapp’s The Concept of Argument has made a significant contribution to the argumentation theory by proposing a new approach to our way of thinking about arguments and argumentation that in which he proposes a criterion of criterial validity: An thesis is valid, if there are no open objections against the justification offered for it. In this paper, I will focus on some issues and difficulties with that principle.



objection, criterial validity,

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22329/il.v37i3.4831

ISSN: 0824-2577