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Stephen Toulmin

A man demonstrates his rationality, not by a commitment to fixed ideas, stereotyped procedures, or immutable concepts, but by the manner in which, on occasions on which, he changes those ideas,...

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Stephen Toulmin

Stephen Toulmin, an important twentieth century philosopher, was born in London, England in 1922 and died in 2009. He attended King's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1942. After participating as...

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The Uses of Argument (1958) The Uses of Argument is arguably Toulmin's most influential book. In it, he argues that any approach to reasoning that attempts to arrive at certainties is impractical....

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The Importance of Epistemological Context Toulmin emphasizes the importance of epistemological context. That is, the historical, political, and other factors that shape the way in which we develop...

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Stephen Toulmin

Stephen Toulmin is mostly known as a philosopher who dissected and explored the concept of moral reasoning. Toulmin published many works that articulated his theories in philosophy, and he became a...

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