• Language

    CONCEPT OF EXPLANATION

    The purpose of an argument is to help the questioner who doesn’t understand something. Thus, the concept of explanation, like that of argument, is based on dialogue in the sense that it involves a conversational exchange between two participants. In the case of the offering of an explanation by a proponent to respondent, a certain function should be performed. If the explanation is to be helpful, it should help the respondent to come to understand something that he did not understand something before. A useful explanation should make the thing suspicion clearer for the respondent by expressing it in terms he is familiar with or already understands. In a dialogue,…