argumentation, empiricalization, empirical methodology, historical-textual approach, meta-argumentation approach


The following work will attempt to present to the reader the topic of Empiricalization in the recent treatment of Argumentation. An interesting trend that has emerged in the last decade or so concerns empirical turn in the study of argumentation. Empiricalization is the term that describes the attempts to underline the relationship between argumentation theory and argumentative reality by using different qualitative, quantitative, and mixed empirical methods. Currently, there are various empirical approaches in the field of argumentation.

The author considers two of them, namely the historical-textual, and the meta-argumentation approaches. In addition to organizing what is already known about empiricalization, this paper also serves the function of suggesting what empirical research is needed to fill in theoretical gaps in the recent treatment of argumentation. In this regard, the purpose of this paper is to provide up-to-date, relevant, and informative discussion about an empirical component in argumentation research.

Besides, in the paper, the author through the concept of Empiricalization approach to problems in Philosophy such as how to analyze and evaluate argumentation in philosophical texts.


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How to Cite

Khomenko, I. (2022). WHAT IS EMPIRICALIZATION IN THE RECENT ARGUMENTATION STUDIES?. Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Philosophy, 1(6), 47-50. https://doi.org/10.17721/2523-4064.2022/6-9/13