Vol 32 No 1 (2016)

Defective Arguments Denying an Inconvenient Truth

Jim Edward Gough
Athabasca University
Published May 9, 2016
  • argument,
  • causation,
  • confusions,
  • ideologies


This paper identifies and evaluates the defective arguments and argument strategies to support claims that global temperature change claims are deniable. Initially the claims of global temperature change deniers seem plausible and perhaps even believable so it is important not to simply deny the claims of deniers but to counter them with argumentation.