Location

University of Windsor

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Paper

Keywords

arguers, audience, bias, cognition, dialogue, emotional argument, implicit bias, interaction, neuroscience

Start Date

18-5-2016 9:00 AM

End Date

21-5-2016 5:00 PM

Abstract

Why is there resistance in acknowledging emotional arguments? I explore the ambiguity entrenched in the emotional mode of argument, which may contribute to the lack of widespread agreement about its existence. In particular, belief systems and personality styles are addressed, as they are integral to the emotional mode of argumentation. This multidisciplinary approach neither advocates or dismisses the emotional mode; it adds another layer of understanding to the literature that is important to consider.

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Emotional Arguments: What would Neuroscientists and Psychologists say?

University of Windsor

Why is there resistance in acknowledging emotional arguments? I explore the ambiguity entrenched in the emotional mode of argument, which may contribute to the lack of widespread agreement about its existence. In particular, belief systems and personality styles are addressed, as they are integral to the emotional mode of argumentation. This multidisciplinary approach neither advocates or dismisses the emotional mode; it adds another layer of understanding to the literature that is important to consider.