Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This Explains Alot

“the argumentative theory of reasoning—proposes that instead of having a purely individual function, reasoning has a social and, more specifically, argumentative function. The function of reasoning would be to find and evaluate reasons in dialogic contexts—more plainly, to argue with others.”

A very short video about it:

The Argumentative Theory A Conversation with Hugo Mercier

The Original Paper:
Why do humans reason? Arguments
for an argumentative theory

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