Université de Neuchâtel

Knowledge-oriented argumentation in children

Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly ; Arcidiacono, Francesco ; Breux, Stéphanie ; Greco, Sara ; Miserez-Caperos, Céline

In: Scrutinizing Argumentation in Practice, 2015, p. 135-150

This paper analyzes children’s argumentative discussions centered on the resolution of cognitive tasks, starting from the hypothesis that children’s interventions are more complex and complete than usually described in psychological research on argumentation skills. Our results can be viewed as a possibility to reconsider the usual school situations in which children’s argumentative skills...