argumentation argumentation  /ˌɑrɡjə mɛn ˈteɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
  2. (n) a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning


  1. But I think our style of argumentation is similar in the sense that women today bring a different face to politics.
  2. Unfortunately a precise tenet of radical rightist is, in fact, straw men over rational argumentation.
  3. Such Op-Ed argumentation has begun to appear, alas, in other thrillers.


  • Darton will host 2nd annual life raft debate

    The Life Raft Debate, sponsored by the Debate Club, and the Honors Program, is designed to help Darton students learn about different disciplines and observe argumentation skills.  The tradition of the Life Raft Debate began at Montevallo College and has been featured on NPR's This American Life .
    on October 27, 2013     Source: WALB Albany


  1. Corsi explained this week on CNN that "the book is designed to say that I oppose the candidacy of Barack Obama, and I explain why. I've got 360 pages and nearly 700 footnotes explaining my argumentation about Obama (and a) complete examination of...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Jerome Corsi Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "The important thing is that we haven't received the British side's argumentation as to why they think he is a suspect," Peskov said.
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Dmitry Peskov Source: AFP

  3. Discussing the newspaper article, Cowen said: "Implicit in some of the argumentation is the idea that it would be better for Ireland to default."
    on May 26, 2010 By: Brian Cowen Source: Interactive Investor

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