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Douglas Walton

Douglas Neil Walton is a Canadian academic and author, well known for his many widely published books and papers on argumentation, logical fallacies and informal logic. Walton teaches logic, published 39 books, and he has written many papers. His most recent book is entitled as "Witness Testimony Evidence: Argumentation, Artificial Intelligence and Law."He gained his BA at University of Waterloo, Ontario (1964) and his PhD at University of Toronto (1972). He taught for many years at the University of Winnipeg, in Manitoba.Walton's work has been used to better prepare legal arguments and to help develop artificial intelligence. His books have been translated worldwide and he attracts students from many countries to study with him.