The presentation and elaboration of an argument or arguments.(noun)
Deductive reasoning in debate.(noun)
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Use "argumentation" in a sentence
"Natural mathematicians do not believe that logical content in argumentation is possible."
"An important part of their argumentation is the thesis that the possibilities of a successful decentralization of production decisions in a centrally planned economy is depending upon the existence of a rationally constructed system of prices, including"
"But this form of argumentation is hardly new for Carter, who seems to enjoy misrepresenting the beliefs, motives, and actions of "conservative" Christians."