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CRRAR Seminars Winter 2015

CRRAR RESEARCH SEMINARS – WINTER 2015

 

Jan 14    MR.  MICHAEL A. YONG-SET (Student Research Fellow).

            The fallacy-spotting heuristic: Some critical reflection on critical thinking.

        

                    Jan 28    MS. JANE MCARTHUR (Student Research Fellow).

               Exploring discursive and rhetorical barriers to the recognition of occupationally related                    breast cancers.

        

                   Feb 11     DR. FRANK ZENKER (Visiting Research Fellow, Univ. of Lund, Sweden).

               The four-fold path to debiasing: Motivation, cognition, technology, error avoidance.

        

Feb 25     DR. STEPHEN PENDER (Research Fellow).

                                  Rhetoric and anthropology in early modern Europe.

        

Mar 11    PROF. DOUG WALTON (Distinguished Research Fellow).

               Automated assistants for finding arguments in a debate.

        

                    Mar 25    DR. SUZANNE MCMURPHY (Research Fellow).

                                  The role of trust in argumentation.

        

Apr 8      PROF. J. A. BLAIR (Senior Research Fellow).

                                 Advocacy argument vs. inquiry argument.

            

                   Apr 22     DR. RALPH JOHNSON (Senior Research Fellow).

                                 Not so fast: Some skeptical reflections about “Visual Arguments”.

 

 

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are Wednesdays, at 4:00 pm.

 

CRRAR Seminar Room

Essex Hall, rm. 209

 

ALL ARE WELCOME!

 

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