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Argument in a time of change definitions, frameworks, and critiques : proceedings of the Tenth NCA/AFA Conference on Argumentation by NCA/AFA Conference on Argumentation (10th 1997 Alta, Utah)

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Published by National Communication Association in Annandale, VA .
Written in English


  • Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Congresses,
  • Debates and debating -- Congresses,
  • Reasoning -- Congresses,
  • Logic -- Congresses,
  • Forensics (Public speaking) -- Congresses

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Statementedited by James F. Klumpp ; associate editors, Thomas A. Hollihan ... [et al.]
ContributionsKlumpp, James F, Hollihan, Thomas A
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15385102M
ISBN 100944811248

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