Argumentation between Doctors and Patients

Understanding clinical argumentative discourse

| ILIAS & Leiden University & University of Amsterdam
| ILIAS & University of Amsterdam
| Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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Argumentation between Doctors and Patients discusses the use of argumentation in clinical settings. Starting from the pragma-dialectical theory of argumentation, it aims at providing an understanding of argumentative discourse in the context of doctor-patient interaction. It explains when and how interactions between doctors and patients can be reconstructed as argumentative, what it means for doctors and patients to reasonably resolve a difference of opinion, what it implies to strive simultaneously for reasonableness and effectiveness in clinical discourse, and when such efforts derail into fallaciousness. Argumentation between Doctors and Patients is of interest to all those who seek to improve their understanding of argumentation in a medical context – whether they are students, scholars of argumentation, or medical practitioners.

Frans H. van Eemeren, Bart Garssen and Nanon Labrie are prominent argumentation theorists. In writing Argumentation between Doctors and Patients, they have benefited from the advice of an Advisory Board consisting of both medical practitioners and argumentation scholars.

[Not in series, 235]  Expected April 2021.  x, 151 pp. + index
Publishing status: In production
Table of Contents
This is a provisional table of contents, and subject to changes.
Preface
Chapter 1. Argumentation between doctors and patients
Chapter 2. Argumentation and resolving differences of opinion
Chapter 3. The argumentation structure
Chapter 4. Assessing the soundness of argumentation
Chapter 5. Fallacies in medical consultations
Chapter 6. Strategic maneuvering in medical consultations
Epilogue
Terminology
Overview of rules and fallacies
Members Advisory Board
About the authors
Index
References
Author queries
Author queries
References

References

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Subjects

Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Philosophy

Philosophy
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN004000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies