Argumentor Conference 2010

Institute for Philosophical Research
Partium Christian University
Oradea, Romania

URL:Department of Philosophy

Our goal is to encourage dialogue between scholars concerning challenges of teaching Argumentation and Rhetoric skills, with a focus on university-level education. The first conference is a mix of plenary sessions and workshop format.

Organizing Committee:
HORVÁTH Gizella – program coordinator
GYÖRGYJAKAB Izabella – logistics coordinator
BAKÓ Rozália Klára – conference facilitator

Funded through the Hungarian Government’s Szülőföld Alap.

S C H E D U L E

20 May 2010, Thursday

12.00–18.30            Check in, registration
19.00–20.30            Welcome reception
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21 May 2010, Friday

9.00–10.00            Official opening

10.00–11.30          First plenary session. Moderator: HUBBES László Attila
ZEMPLÉN A. Gábor: Teaching argumentation and / or science? [abstract]
PUSZTAI István: Training in Argumentation. Some didactical reflections based upon practices in teaching rhetorics at Södertörn University [abstract]
BAKÓ Rozália Klára: Organizing Fair and Effective Communication. A Case Study on Educational Debate [abstract]

12.00–13.30          Second plenary session. Moderator: BAKÓ Rozália Klára
ACZÉL Petra: Presence of the Non-Existent. Challenges Faced by the Study and Teaching of Rhetoric and Rhetorical Argumentation [abstract]
Anders ULLHOLM: Countering Argument-stoppers [abstract]
HUBBES László Attila: Debating Contemporary Internet-Based Religious Discourse in Class. Some remarks regarding personal experience in teaching and discussing applied rhetoric and communication with students [abstract]

16.00–17.30          Third plenary session. Moderator: HUBBES László Attila
Gheorghe CLITAN: Present Models of Eloquence [abstract]
MARGITAY Tihamér: Pragma-Dialectics and the Search for Truth [abstract]
Ionel NARIȚA: Persuasion and Argumentation [abstract]

18.00–19.30          Fourth plenary session. Moderator: BAKÓ Rozália Klára
Octavian REPOLSCHI: Evaluating Reasoned Dialogues. A Case Study: Euthyphro [abstract]
ZSIGMOND Csilla: Political Argumentation – Consensus and Conflict [abstract]
HORVÁTH Gizella: Argumentative Discourse about Works of Art [abstract]
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22 May 2010, Saturday

10.00–12.00          Workshop: Wrap up and way forward for Argumentor

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Conference location: Partium Christian University Oradea
RO 410209, Str. Primăriei Nr.36. Tel/Fax: 004-0259-418244

Accommodation: Hotel Maxim Oradea, Str. Victor Babes nr. 5-7, May 20/21, 21/22.
www.hotel-maxim.ro

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