Objection (argument)

In argumentation, an objection is a reason arguing against a premise, argument, or conclusion. Definitions of objection vary in whether an objection is always an argument (or counterargument) or may include other moves such as questioning.[1]

Refutation on Graham's Hierarchy of Disagreement

An objection to an objection is sometimes known as a rebuttal.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Douglas Walton (2013). Methods of Argumentation. p. 59. ISBN 1107435196.
  2. ^ Arnaud Chevallier (2016). Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving. p. 93. ISBN 0190463910.