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:: Events :: The Conference on Presumptions, Presumptive Inferences and Burden of Proof is set for April 26-28, at the University of Granada. Keynote speakers feature Douglas Walton (Windsor).

Regular conference fee: 150 Euro.

 There are a limited number of fee weavers – 50% off the regular conference fee (75 Euro) — for PhD students. The fee weavers are offered on competitive basis. More info on the website.

Tuesday, 26

9:15 – 11:00 – Opening session
Keynote speaker: Prof. Douglas Walton

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Persistent questions in the law of presumptions   :  R. Gama Leyva
Presumptions and interpretation. Assessing ambiguity in defamation law   :   F. Macagno

13:00 – 14:30  – Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Presumptions and argumentation schemes: The case of policy debates   :   J. Wagemans, J.A. van Laar
Presumptions and the burden of proof in the argumentative exercise of political accountability  :  D. Mohammed

16:00 – 16:30 – Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

The Burden of Proof in Philosophical Persuasion Dialogue  :  C. Rhode
Evidence, defeasibility and dialectical shift: Commentary on Walton’s notion of presumption  :  P. Bodlović

Wednesday, 27

9:30 – 11:00

Keynote speaker: Prof. Hans Hansen

11:00 – 11:30  – Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Presumption as a speech act rule  :  A. Bobrova
Presumptions in speech acts  :  C. Corredor

13:00 – 14:30 – Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Charity, acceptability and conversation: Argumentation theory without presumptions? :  M. Lewiński
Fallacies and the presumption of cooperativeness  :  A. Moldovan

16:00 – 16:30 – Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Towards an informal logic of presumptive inference  :  D. Godden
Presumptions and presumptive inferences  :  L. Bermejo-Luque

Thursday, 28

9:30 – 11:00

Keynote speaker: Prof. Fred Kauffeld

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Entangling presumptions & the force of the better argument  :  G.T. Goodnight
Presumptions, assumptions, and presuppositions of ordinary arguments :  G. Plumer

13:00 – 14:30 – Lunch

14:30 – 16:00  – Closing session

Keynote speaker: Prof. James Freeman

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