CFP: Argumentation and Truth

Teun A. van Dijk teun at DISCOURSE-IN-SOCIETY.ORG
Mon Jul 26 11:32:32 UTC 2004

International Pragmatics Association Conference, 10-15 July, 2005, Riva del
Garda, Italy

We are soliciting papers for an special topic panel on

                                    Argumentation & Truth

for the upcoming 9th IPrA conference, Pragmatics and Philosophy.

Work is invited from all disciplinary perspectives on any intersection
between pragmatics and argumentation, and especially on the panel theme,

- truth and the premises of argument;

- truth-creation as a function of argument;

- the genesis, extent and role of obligations of truthfulness in the
argumentative process;

- the interrelationship of theories of argument to theories of truth;

- treatments of truth and truthfulness in the history of argumentation

- the interrelationship of rhetoric to argumentation;

- the role of truth in persuasion

- the role of truth in multi-modal argumentation.

For full details about the conference, see the IPrA website at:

Please note that papers accepted by the panel organizers will receive a
second review by the conference organizers.  IPrA membership is required at
the time of submission to the conference.

Email abstracts (500 word max) plus complete contact information by 1
September, 2004 to either of the panel organizers:

Igor Z. Zagar
Jean Goodwin

Assistant Professor

Educational Research Institute
Iowa State University

igor.zagar at
goodwin at

Igor Z. Zagar, Ph.D.
Educational Research Institute
Gerbiceva 62
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Phone: (+386 1) 4201 265
Fax: (+386 1) 4201 266
E-mail: igor.zagar at

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