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dc.contributor.supervisor Brown, Bryson
dc.contributor.author Schultchen, Jason
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-08T18:15:50Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-08T18:15:50Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/5720
dc.description.abstract Robert Fogelin’s problem of deep disagreements is the existence of certain disagreements in which arriving at an agreement by way of argumentation can appear impossible, even if the disagreeing parties are mutually committed to achieving a resolution through earnest argumentation. The essential feature of a deep disagreement is a clash of “underlying principles” which leads the interlocutors to an impasse with respect to deciding upon a means of resolving their disagreement. How we answer the question of whether there is room for effective argumentation in deep disagreements turns upon our understanding of the aforementioned underlying principles. I offer one possible theory of deep disagreements wherein the underlying principles at issue are construed as Wilfrid Sellars’s rules of material inference. My claim is that this Sellarsian take on deep disagreements effectively captures Fogelin’s problem while leaving room for optimism about the various roles that argumentation might play in a deep disagreement. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Philosophy en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science) en_US
dc.subject Fogelin, Robert J. en_US
dc.subject Logic, argumentation & reasoning en_US
dc.subject Pragmatism en_US
dc.subject Reasoning en_US
dc.subject Sellars, Wilfrid en_US
dc.subject Thought and thinking en_US
dc.title The rules of material inference theory of deep disagreements en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Philosophy en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.proquest.subject Philosophy [0422] en_US
dc.proquest.subject Epistemology [0393] en_US
dc.proquest.subject Logic [0395] en_US
dc.proquestyes Yes en_US


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